Whale Branch Early College High School



Whale Branch Early College High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Whale Branch Early College 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
9 165
10 119
11 127
12 94

Whale Branch Early College High School is a public high school of the Beaufort 01 School District located in Seabrook, SC. It has 505 students in grades 9th through 12th. Whale Branch Early College High School is the 172nd largest public high school in South Carolina and the 10,713th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 505
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 33

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Whale Branch Early College High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 263
(52%)
3,300
(50%)
 Male 242
(48%)
3,324
(50%)

Whale Branch Early College High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 387
(77%)
1,876
(28%)
 White 71
(14%)
3,035
(46%)
 Hispanic 33
(7%)
1,442
(22%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
152
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
17
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
90
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Whale Branch Early College High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 505
(100%)
2,896
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
404
(6%)
 Not Eligible 0
(0%)
3,324
(50%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Whale Branch Early College High School is ranked 110th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Whale Branch Early College High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (100.0%) is significantly 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.

Whale Branch Early College High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 402
2011 511
2012 495
2013 538
2014 530
2015 505

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 17.5
2011 16.5
2012 14.6
2013 16.8
2014 15.1
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.69154228855721
2011 0.67318982387476
2012 0.71313131313131
2013 0.65799256505576
2014 0.80566037735849
2015 1

Compare Whale Branch Early College High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 100.0%
 

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