W.j. Keenan High School

  • W.j. Keenan High School serves 708 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • W.j. Keenan High School operates within the Richland 01 School District.
  • Richland 01 School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 708 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 708 students
W.j. Keenan High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % W.j. Keenan High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
W.j. Keenan High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade W.j. Keenan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 16:1
W.j. Keenan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Hispanic
2%
8%
W.j. Keenan High School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
96%
35%
W.j. Keenan High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
52%
W.j. Keenan High School White Students (1989-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
W.j. Keenan High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
W.j. Keenan High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups W.j. Keenan High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.42
W.j. Keenan High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
66%
50%
W.j. Keenan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
W.j. Keenan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Richland 01 School District's student population of 24,556 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,864 is higher than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,167 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Richland 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
6
Number of Students Managed 24,556 3,454
Richland 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 56% 66%
Richland 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $387 MM $39 MM
Richland 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $370 MM $38 MM
Richland 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $15,864 $11,413
Richland 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $15,167 $10,999
Richland 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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