James Island Charter High School



James Island Charter High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

James Island Charter High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 415
10 346
11 320
12 309

James Island Charter High School is a public high school of the Charleston 01 School District located in Charleston, SC. It has 1,390 students in grades 9th through 12th. James Island Charter High School is the 57th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 3,684th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,390
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 96.4

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James Island Charter High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 743
(53%)
6,546
(50%)
 Female 647
(47%)
6,429
(50%)

James Island Charter High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 927
(67%)
6,398
(49%)
 Black 371
(27%)
5,622
(43%)
 Hispanic 51
(4%)
550
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(2%)
176
(1%)
 Asian 13
(1%)
193
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
13
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
23
(0%)

James Island Charter High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 988
(71%)
7,287
(56%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 327
(24%)
4,998
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 75
(5%)
690
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

James Island Charter High School is ranked 132nd out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of James Island Charter High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

James Island Charter High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1495
2006 1491
2007 1492
2008 1502
2009 1428
2010 1364
2011 1342
2012 1390

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 10.3
2007 13
2008 12.4
2009 13.6
2010 14.8
2011 14.9
2012 14.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20936454849498
2006 0.25754527162978
2007 0.25201072386059
2008 0.31424766977364
2009 0.28081232492997
2010 0.26906158357771
2011 0.2779433681073
2012 0.28920863309353

Compare James Island Charter High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,440.0% 14.4:1
 
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.9%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
James Island Charter High School
Charleston, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,390 14.4:1  
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Private PK - 12 274 6:1 6 miles
Charleston Collegiate School
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Private PK - 12 211 5:1 8 miles
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