Pickens County School District

  • 1348 GRIFFIN MILL RD
  • EASLEY, SC 29640
  • (864) 855-8150
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate--
Dropout Rate5.5%3.9%
Per Pupil Spending$7,867$9,155
Students Per Teacher14.414.4
Number of Schools25-
Number of Students16,647-
Number of (FTE) Teachers1,153-

District Test Scores

HSAP - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201087.8%85.9%
200987.5%84.6%
 
Math Test
201085.5%81.7%
200983.2%79.6%
 
PASS - Test Performance by Grade and Subject
Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201035.7%46.1%
200947.1%53.6%
 
Math Test
201079.8%70.0%
200974.6%67.0%
 
Science Test
201074.2%55.7%
200971.8%61.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201084.0%73.2%
200985.6%74.4%
 
Writing Test
201080.2%71.0%
200980.0%68.9%
 
Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201054.0%62.3%
200955.6%63.6%
 
Math Test
201081.7%76.7%
200982.7%76.8%
 
Science Test
201078.9%69.2%
200980.5%68.7%
 
Social Studies Test
201083.0%76.1%
200986.3%79.8%
 
Writing Test
201082.2%72.2%
200980.8%70.1%
 
Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201056.1%63.3%
200958.7%64.8%
 
Math Test
201075.2%71.3%
200979.6%73.5%
 
Science Test
201073.3%66.0%
200979.9%68.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201071.4%66.1%
200978.0%70.0%
 
Writing Test
201080.3%74.5%
200982.1%73.2%
 
Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201060.7%64.7%
200962.3%68.0%
 
Math Test
201071.8%70.3%
200974.7%70.3%
 
Science Test
201072.3%60.9%
200973.8%63.9%
 
Social Studies Test
201082.3%79.4%
200984.7%79.6%
 
Writing Test
201075.9%71.9%
200977.1%70.3%
 
Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201056.5%63.3%
200962.9%69.4%
 
Math Test
201070.8%67.0%
200973.5%69.5%
 
Science Test
201076.9%73.3%
200974.4%71.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201065.5%62.0%
200964.6%60.3%
 
Writing Test
201075.3%69.7%
200977.8%70.1%
 
Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency
DistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201060.9%66.7%
200966.6%71.4%
 
Math Test
201066.1%63.4%
200964.9%62.6%
 
Science Test
201072.7%67.7%
200967.4%62.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201075.4%68.8%
200972.4%69.6%
 
Writing Test
201079.8%71.9%
200970.8%68.1%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment16,64714.4
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students483
Kindergarten Students1,227
1st Grade Students1,191
2nd Grade Students1,246
3rd Grade Students1,261
4th Grade Students1,288
5th Grade Students1,264
6th Grade Students1,302
7th Grade Students1,290
8th Grade Students1,221
9th Grade Students1,474
10th Grade Students1,235
11th Grade Students1,052
12th Grade Students1,060
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native60
Asian or Pacific Islander260
Hispanic626
Black (Non-Hispanic)1,621
White (Non-Hispanic)13,922
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male8,445
Female8,044

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers1,15314.4
Prekindergarten Teachers13-
Kindergarten Teachers48-
Elementary Teachers775-
Secondary Teachers317-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides180
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors10
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors42
Elementary28
Secondary15
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians26
Library Support Staff17
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff132
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators11
LEA Administrative Support Staff11
School Administrators60
School Administrative Support Staff2
Student Support Services46
Other Support Services Staff3

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$174,812,000-
Total Local Revenues$77,279,00044.2%
Property Tax$48,965,00028.0%
All Other Taxes$12,0000.01%
Other School Systems$61,0000.03%
Cities and Counties$330,0000.2%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$228,0000.1%
School Lunch$2,389,0001.4%
District Activity Receipts$4,404,0002.5%
Rents and Royalties$36,0000.02%
Interest Earnings$18,693,00010.7%
Private Contributions$214,0000.1%
Miscellaneous$1,947,0001.1%
Total State Revenues$85,814,00049.1%
General Formula Assistance$27,126,00015.5%
Staff Improvement Programs$17,700,00010.1%
Special Education Programs$5,664,0003.2%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$3,299,0001.9%
Gifted and Talented Programs$984,0000.6%
Vocational Education Programs$5,623,0003.2%
School Lunch Programs$10,0000.01%
Transportation Programs$1,091,0000.6%
Other Programs$21,667,00012.4%
State Revenues on Behalf - Non-Employee Benefits$2,650,0001.5%
Total Federal Revenues$11,719,0006.7%
Through State - Title I$2,828,0001.6%
Through State - Children With Disabilities (IDEA)$3,702,0002.1%
Through State - Math, Science and Teacher Quality$505,0000.3%
Through State - Safe and Drug Free Schools$60,0000.03%
Through State - Title V, Part A$38,0000.02%
Through State - Vocational and Tech Education$256,0000.1%
Through State - Bilingual Education$64,0000.04%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$3,436,0002.0%
Through State - Other$278,0000.2%
Non-Specified$552,0000.3%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$131,055,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$76,866,00058.7%
Total Support Services Expenditures$46,896,00035.8%
Student Support$9,060,0005.2%
Instructional Staff Support$9,512,0005.4%
General Administration Support$665,0000.4%
School Administration Support$7,641,0004.4%
Operation and Maintenance Support$10,702,0006.1%
Student Transportation Support$5,108,0002.9%
Other Support Services$4,208,0002.4%
Total Other Expenditures$7,293,0005.6%
Food Services$6,996,0004.0%
Enterprise Operations$297,0000.2%

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 9-122635.5%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Pickens County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 25
  • Students: 16,647
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 1,153
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AMBLER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
838 Ambler School Rd
Pickens, SC
Public | PK-5
273 17.0

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A R LEWIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1755 Shady Grove Rd
Pickens, SC
Public | PK-5
244 13.7

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B J SKELTON CAREER CENTER SCHOOL
1400 Griffin Mill Rd
Easley, SC
Public | 10-12
- -

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CENTRAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
608 Johnson Rd
Central, SC
Public | PK-5
389 12.8

5 out of 5
5 Reviews
CLEMSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
581 Berkeley Dr
Clemson, SC
Public | PK-5
775 16.7

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CROSSWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
161 School Rd
Easley, SC
Public | PK-5
477 16.6

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DACUSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2671 Earls Bridge Rd
Easley, SC
Public | PK-5
655 17.0

5 out of 5
1 Review
DACUSVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
899 Thomas Mill Rd
Easley, SC
Public | 6-8
368 17.5

5 out of 5
1 Review
D W DANIEL HIGH SCHOOL
1819 Six Mile Hwy
Central, SC
Public | 9-12
1,024 19.7

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EASLEY HIGH SCHOOL
510 Pendleton St
Easley, SC
Public | 9-12
1,659 19.6

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EAST END ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
505 East Second Ave
Easley, SC
Public | PK-5
754 18.1

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FOREST ACRES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
401 Mcalister Rd
Easley, SC
Public | PK-5
705 16.5

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HAGOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
435 Sparks Ln
Pickens, SC
Public | PK-5
351 15.5

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HOLLY SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
120 Holly Springs School Rd
Pickens, SC
Public | PK-5
203 14.6

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
251 North Hillcrest St
Liberty, SC
Public | PK-4
835 14.8

5 out of 5
1 Review
LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL
319 Summit Dr
Liberty, SC
Public | 9-12
649 16.9

3.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
310 West Main St
Liberty, SC
Public | 5-8
717 16.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
MCKISSICK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
156 Mckissick Rd
Easley, SC
Public | PK-5
340 13.4

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PICKENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
567 Hampton Ave
Pickens, SC
Public | PK-5
519 15.9

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PICKENS HIGH SCHOOL
111 Blue Flame Dr
Pickens, SC
Public | 9-12
1,489 20.5

3 out of 5
2 Reviews
PICKENS MIDDLE SCHOOL
467 Sparks Ln
Pickens, SC
Public | 6-8
845 16.1

5 out of 5
1 Review
R C EDWARDS MIDDLE SCHOOL
1157 Madden Bridge Rd
Central, SC
Public | 6-8
796 16.6

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
RICHARD H. GETTYS MIDDLE SCHOOL
105 Stewart Dr
Easley, SC
Public | 6-8
1,284 16.7

5 out of 5
4 Reviews
SIX MILE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
777 North Main St
Six Mile, SC
Public | PK-5
490 16.7

4.5 out of 5
2 Reviews
WEST END ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
314 Pelzer Hwy
Easley, SC
Public | PK-5
753 17.2

4 out of 5
1 Review
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