W.j. Keenan High School

  • W.j. Keenan High School serves 691 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70-74% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • W.j. Keenan High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.

Top Placements

W.j. Keenan High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • W.j. Keenan High School's student population of 691 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • W.j. Keenan High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of W.j. Keenan High School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of W.j. Keenan High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of W.j. Keenan High School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
97%
34%
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White
n/a
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in W.j. Keenan High School and the percentage of White students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in W.j. Keenan High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.060.42
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Graduation Rate70-74%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of W.j. Keenan High School and graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in W.j. Keenan High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in W.j. Keenan High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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