Goose Creek High School



Goose Creek High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Goose Creek 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
9 555
10 536
11 508
12 373

Goose Creek High School is a public high school of the Berkeley 01 School District located in Goose Creek, SC. It has 1,972 students in grades 9th through 12th. Goose Creek High School is the 17th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 1,688th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,972
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 119

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Goose Creek High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,006
(51%)
4,659
(51%)
 Female 966
(49%)
4,502
(49%)

Goose Creek High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 833
(42%)
3,122
(34%)
 White 770
(39%)
4,719
(52%)
 Hispanic 204
(10%)
670
(7%)
 Two or More 89
(5%)
404
(4%)
 Asian 57
(3%)
179
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 13
(1%)
29
(0%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
38
(0%)

Goose Creek High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 920
(47%)
3,915
(43%)
 Not Eligible 872
(44%)
4,395
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 180
(9%)
851
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Goose Creek High School is ranked 17th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Goose Creek High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Goose Creek High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1751
2006 1780
2007 1723
2008 1716
2009 1649
2010 1646
2011 1719
2012 1741
2013 1788
2014 1872
2015 1972

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.8
2006 12.7
2007 16.4
2008 16.8
2009 16.8
2010 16.8
2011 17.7
2012 16.6
2013 17
2014 16.8
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.43917761279269
2006 0.4938202247191
2007 0.38943702843877
2008 0.43123543123543
2009 0.47240751970891
2010 0.54131227217497
2011 0.52763234438627
2012 0.59391154508903
2013 0.57662192393736
2014 0.55555555555556
2015 0.5578093306288

Compare Goose Creek High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 55.8%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Goose Creek High School
Goose Creek, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,972 16.6:1  
Northside Christian School
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Private PK - 12 276 11:1 4 miles
Stratford High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,843 16.9:1 5 miles
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R. B. Stall High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,306 12.6:1 6 miles
Cathedral Academy
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Private PK - 12 270 11:1 6 miles
Charleston School of the Arts
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Public 06 - 12 1,109 15.7:1 7 miles
Fort Dorchester High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,191 17.5:1 7 miles
North Charleston High School
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Public 09 - 12 525 8.6:1 7 miles
Academic Magnet High School
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Public 09 - 12 647 15.3:1 7 miles
Ridge Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 175 9:1 8 miles
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