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|<center>'''Number of students:''' 725,838 <br> '''Number of schools:''' 1,152 <br> '''Number of school districts:''' 88 <br> '''Graduation rate:''' 72% <br> '''Per-pupil spending:''' $9,080 </center>
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'''South Carolina''' is home to 88 school districts, 1,152 schools and 725,838 K-12 students.<ref name=SC>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/southcarolina.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 12, 2013]</ref>
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'''South Carolina''' is home to 105 school districts, 1,213 schools and 727,186 K-12 students.<ref name=SC>[http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/ed/edfacts/state-profiles/southcarolina.pdf ''U.S. Department of Education,'' "2012 EDFacts State Profile," Accessed August 12, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 13:59, 24 March 2014

K-12 Education in South Carolina
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Education facts
State Superintendent: Mick Zais
Number of students: 727,186[1]
Number of teachers: 46,782
Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.5
Number of school districts: 105
Number of schools: 1,223
Graduation rate: 75%[2]
Per-pupil spending: $8,986[3]
See also
South Carolina Department of Education
South Carolina school districts
List of school districts in South Carolina
South Carolina
School boards portal
Policypedia
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Education policy project
Public education in the United States
Public education in South Carolina
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South Carolina is home to 105 school districts, 1,213 schools and 727,186 K-12 students.[4]

Quick facts

The current Superintendent of Education is Mick Zais. The following lists current members of the South Carolina Board of Education:[5]

South Carolina State Board of Education
District Name
1 Dr. David Longshore
2 Jim Griffith
3 Lonzena Harry
4 Dr. David Blackmon, Chair
5 Dr. Traci Young Cooper
6 Raye O'Neal Boyd
7 Neil Willis
8 Dru James
9 Larry Kobrovsky
10 Jeff Kubu
11 Barry Bolen
12 Bishop Michael A. Blue
13 Dr. Danny Varat
14 Dr. Rhonda Edwards
15 Dr. Thomas L. Shortt
16 John Rampey

The board also includes an at-large seat currently represented by Michael Brenan.

Demographics

The following list details the racial demographics of South Carolina schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[4]

Racial demographics
Race  % of South Carolina students
Asian 1
African American 36
Hispanic/Latino 6
White 53
Two or more 2

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: South Carolina school board elections, 2014

A total of 23 South Carolina school districts among America's largest school districts by enrollment will hold elections in 2014 for 92 seats. Kershaw County School District held its election on June 10, 2014. Board elections in 22 districts are scheduled on November 4, 2014.

Here are several quick facts about South Carolina's school board elections in 2014:

The districts listed below served 491,536 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.[6] Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.

2014 South Carolina School Board Elections
District Date Seats up for election Total board seats Student enrollment
Kershaw County School District 6/10/2014 4 9 10,359
Aiken County Public School District 11/4/2014 5 9 24,632
Anderson School District One 11/4/2014 4 7 9,246
Anderson School District Five 11/4/2014 4 9 12,501
Beaufort County School District 11/4/2014 6 11 19,648
Berkeley County School District 11/4/2014 4 9 29,400
Charleston County School District 11/4/2014 4 9 43,654
Darlington County School District 11/4/2014 4 8 10,693
District 5 of Lexington and Richland Counties 11/4/2014 3 7 16,699
Dorchester School District Two 11/4/2014 4 7 22,762
Florence Public School District One 11/4/2014 4 9 15,919
Fort Mill Schools 11/4/2014 4 7 10,310
Georgetown County School District 11/4/2014 3 9 9,789
Greenville County School District 11/4/2014 6 12 71,930
Horry County Schools 11/4/2014 7 12 38,534
Lancaster County School District 11/4/2014 4 7 11,696
Lexington School District One 11/4/2014 3 7 22,694
Richland County School District One 11/4/2014 3 7 24,220
Richland School District Two 11/4/2014 4 7 25,667
Rock Hill Schools - York County District 3 11/4/2014 3 7 17,343
School District of Oconee County 11/4/2014 2 5 10,606
School District of Pickens County 11/4/2014 3 6 16,319
Sumter School District 11/4/2014 4 7 16,915


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