Lancaster County School District

  • 300 SOUTH CATAWBA ST
  • LANCASTER, SC 29721
  • (803) 416-8806
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate--
Dropout Rate4.1%3.9%
Per Pupil Spending$8,888$9,155
Students Per Teacher16.714.4
Number of Schools20-
Number of Students11,808-
Number of (FTE) Teachers707-

District Test Scores

HSAP - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201082.6%85.9%
200979.6%84.6%
 
Math Test
201081.7%81.7%
200980.0%79.6%
 
PASS - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201048.8%46.1%
200957.4%53.6%
 
Math Test
201073.6%70.0%
200967.0%67.0%
 
Science Test
201049.7%55.7%
200957.2%61.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201071.6%73.2%
200969.5%74.4%
 
Writing Test
201073.1%71.0%
200966.0%68.9%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201064.6%62.3%
200970.4%63.6%
 
Math Test
201075.8%76.7%
200974.3%76.8%
 
Science Test
201061.8%69.2%
200959.8%68.7%
 
Social Studies Test
201067.8%76.1%
200974.6%79.8%
 
Writing Test
201073.5%72.2%
200964.7%70.1%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201073.1%63.3%
200972.3%64.8%
 
Math Test
201071.9%71.3%
200971.6%73.5%
 
Science Test
201057.7%66.0%
200962.2%68.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201054.7%66.1%
200960.3%70.0%
 
Writing Test
201071.2%74.5%
200965.4%73.2%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201068.8%64.7%
200970.0%68.0%
 
Math Test
201067.9%70.3%
200977.0%70.3%
 
Science Test
201057.5%60.9%
200965.4%63.9%
 
Social Studies Test
201072.1%79.4%
200980.9%79.6%
 
Writing Test
201069.6%71.9%
200971.7%70.3%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201066.2%63.3%
200972.0%69.4%
 
Math Test
201072.2%67.0%
200970.3%69.5%
 
Science Test
201072.4%73.3%
200970.9%71.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201059.1%62.0%
200960.4%60.3%
 
Writing Test
201070.8%69.7%
200968.8%70.1%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201070.9%66.7%
200977.6%71.4%
 
Math Test
201063.2%63.4%
200965.6%62.6%
 
Science Test
201066.3%67.7%
200959.8%62.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201068.5%68.8%
200962.3%69.6%
 
Writing Test
201071.2%71.9%
200965.1%68.1%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment11,80816.7
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students252
Kindergarten Students885
1st Grade Students887
2nd Grade Students875
3rd Grade Students886
4th Grade Students920
5th Grade Students885
6th Grade Students915
7th Grade Students853
8th Grade Students826
9th Grade Students1,044
10th Grade Students822
11th Grade Students832
12th Grade Students805
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native39
Asian or Pacific Islander88
Hispanic557
Black (Non-Hispanic)3,642
White (Non-Hispanic)7,257
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male6,016
Female5,567

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers70716.7
Prekindergarten Teachers7-
Kindergarten Teachers42-
Elementary Teachers431-
Secondary Teachers228-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides172
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors5
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors34
Elementary23
Secondary11
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians20
Library Support Staff19
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff123
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators12
LEA Administrative Support Staff9
School Administrators49
School Administrative Support Staff5
Student Support Services46
Other Support Services Staff2

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$114,996,000-
Total Local Revenues$37,677,00032.8%
Property Tax$27,671,00024.1%
Other School Systems$23,0000.02%
Cities and Counties$2,621,0002.3%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$81,0000.07%
School Lunch$1,423,0001.2%
District Activity Receipts$2,294,0002.0%
Rents and Royalties$35,0000.03%
Interest Earnings$1,334,0001.2%
Private Contributions$1,225,0001.1%
Miscellaneous$970,0000.8%
Total State Revenues$63,430,00055.2%
General Formula Assistance$18,715,00016.3%
Staff Improvement Programs$14,002,00012.2%
Special Education Programs$4,140,0003.6%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$2,685,0002.3%
Gifted and Talented Programs$327,0000.3%
Vocational Education Programs$6,363,0005.5%
School Lunch Programs$7,0000.01%
Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$156,0000.1%
Transportation Programs$737,0000.6%
Other Programs$14,632,00012.7%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$1,666,0001.4%
Total Federal Revenues$13,889,00012.1%
Through State - Title I$2,574,0002.2%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$2,848,0002.5%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$561,0000.5%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$50,0000.04%
Through State - Title V, Part A$6,0000.01%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$183,0000.2%
Through State - Bilingual Education$29,0000.03%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,620,0002.3%
Through State - Other$391,0000.3%
Non-Specified$4,627,0004.0%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$102,416,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$61,168,00059.7%
Total Support Services Expenditures$36,236,00035.4%
Student Support$7,300,0006.3%
Instructional Staff Support$8,320,0007.2%
General Administration Support$1,244,0001.1%
School Administration Support$6,355,0005.5%
Operation and Maintenance Support$7,087,0006.2%
Student Transportation Support$2,954,0002.6%
Other Support Services$2,976,0002.6%
Total Other Expenditures$5,012,0004.9%
Food Services$4,831,0004.2%
Enterprise Operations$181,0000.2%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate -
Total Diploma Count -
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121394.1%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Lancaster County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 20
  • Students: 11,808
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 707
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A.R. RUCKER MIDDLE SCHOOL
422 Old Dixie Rd
Lancaster, SC
Public | 6-8
526 13.8

3.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
ANDREW JACKSON HIGH SCHOOL
6925 Kershawcamden Hwy
Kershaw, SC
Public | 9-12
616 14.5

4 out of 5
2 Reviews
ANDREW JACKSON MIDDLE SCHOOL
6865 Kershaw Camden Hwy
Kershaw, SC
Public | 6-8
476 16.4

4 out of 5
1 Review
BROOKLYN SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1637 Billings Dr
Lancaster, SC
Public | PK-5
456 13.4

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BUFORD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1906 North Rocky River Rd
Lancaster, SC
Public | PK-5
833 17.0

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BUFORD HIGH SCHOOL
4290 Tabernacle Rd
Lancaster, SC
Public | 9-12
589 14.4

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BUFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL
1890 North Rocky River Rd
Lancaster, SC
Public | 6-8
445 16.5

4 out of 5
1 Review
CLINTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
110 Clinton School Rd
Lancaster, SC
Public | PK-5
388 12.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
DISCOVERY SCHOOL OF LANCASTER
302 West Dunlap St
Lancaster, SC
Charter | KG-5
108 10.8

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ERWIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1477 Locustwood Ave
Lancaster, SC
Public | PK-5
441 15.8

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HEATH SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
158 Solar Rd
Heath Springs, SC
Public | PK-5
415 16.0

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INDIAN LAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4137 Doby's Bridge Rd
Indian Land, SC
Public | PK-5
1,181 18.8

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INDIAN LAND HIGH SCHOOL
8063 River Rd
Indian Land, SC
Public | 9-12
642 14.4

4 out of 5
1 Review
INDIAN LAND MIDDLE SCHOOL
8361 Charlotte Hwy
Indian Land, SC
Public | 6-8
526 15.0

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KERSHAW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
108 North Rollins Dr
Kershaw, SC
Public | PK-5
507 16.9

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LANCASTER HIGH SCHOOL
617 Normandy Rd
Lancaster, SC
Public | 9-12
1,656 14.3

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MCDONALD GREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2763 Lynwood Dr
Lancaster, SC
Public | KG-5
472 16.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1100 Roddey Dr
Lancaster, SC
Public | KG-5
664 16.2

5 out of 5
1 Review
SOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL
1551 Billings Dr
Lancaster, SC
Public | 6-8
621 14.4

4 out of 5
5 Reviews
SOUTH SIDE SCHOOL
500 Hampton Rd
Lancaster, SC
Public | PK
125 15.6

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