5643 Platt Springs Road
Lexington, SC 29073
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
White Knoll High School serves 2,128 students in grades 9-12.
White Knoll 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

White Knoll High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

White Knoll High School's student population of 2,128 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 132 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,128 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
132 teachers
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School Rankings

White Knoll High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of White Knoll High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#142 out of 1149 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
11%
11%
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Black
23%
33%
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White
60%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
87%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is White Knoll High School's ranking?

White Knoll High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of White Knoll High School?

The graduation rate of White Knoll High School is 87%, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend White Knoll High School?

2,128 students attend White Knoll High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

60% of White Knoll High School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 11% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of White Knoll High School?

White Knoll High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does White Knoll High School offer ?

White Knoll High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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