Dreher High School



Dreher High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dreher 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
9 341
10 310
11 275
12 216

Dreher High School is a public high school of the Richland 01 School District located in Columbia, SC. It has 1,142 students in grades 9th through 12th. Dreher High School is the 79th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 5,013th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,142
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.5

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Dreher High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 598
(52%)
3,190
(50%)
 Male 544
(48%)
3,199
(50%)

Dreher High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 594
(52%)
4,676
(73%)
 White 416
(36%)
1,248
(20%)
 Two or More 75
(7%)
219
(3%)
 Hispanic 43
(4%)
159
(2%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
74
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
6
(0%)

Dreher High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 682
(60%)
2,737
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 431
(38%)
3,442
(54%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(3%)
210
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Dreher High School is ranked 116th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dreher High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (40.3%) is 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.

Dreher High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1152
2006 1211
2007 1215
2008 1184
2009 1163
2010 1183
2011 1160
2012 1142

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 13.3
2007 16.9
2008 18.5
2009 16.7
2010 18.9
2011 16.7
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3203125
2006 0.31791907514451
2007 0.32263374485597
2008 0.30405405405405
2009 0.33877901977644
2010 0.3643279797126
2011 0.35862068965517
2012 0.40280210157618

Compare Dreher High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 40.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,142 15.8:1  
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