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Dr. David Blackmon,
Dr. Danny Varat
Dr. Rhonda Edwards
Dr. Thomas L. Shortt
Revision as of 15:55, 13 June 2014
|K-12 Education in South Carolina|
|State Superintendent: Mick Zais|
|Number of students: 727,186|
|Number of teachers: 46,782|
|Teacher/pupil ratio: 1:15.5|
|Number of school districts: 105|
|Number of schools: 1,223|
|Graduation rate: 75%|
|Per-pupil spending: $8,986|
|South Carolina Department of Education|
South Carolina school districts
List of school districts in South Carolina
School boards portal
|Education policy project|
|Public education in the United States |
Public education in South Carolina
Glossary of education terms
South Carolina is home to 105 school districts, 1,213 schools and 727,186 K-12 students.
State school administrators
- State Board of Education
- Barry Bolen, Chair, Circuit District 11
- Dr. Traci Young Cooper, Chair-Elect, Circuit District 5
- Dr. Samuel Alston, Circuit District 1
- Jim Griffith, Circuit District 2
- Lonzena Harry, Circuit District 3
- Dr. David Blackmon, Circuit District 4
- James E. Stroman, Circuit District 6
- Neil Willis, Circuit District 7
- Ivan Randolph, Circuit District 8
- Larry Kobrovsky, Circuit District 9
- Jeff Kubu, Circuit District 10
- Tom Ewart, Circuit District 12
- Dr. Danny Varat, Circuit District 13
- Dr. Rhonda Edwards, Circuit District 14
- Dr. Thomas L. Shortt, Circuit District 15
- John Rampey, Circuit District 16
- Michael Brenan, At-Large Member
The following table displays the ethnic distribution of students in South Carolina as reported in the National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data for 2011-2012.
|Demographic information for South Carolina's K-12 public school system|
|Ethnicity||Students||State Percentage||United States Percentage**|
|Hawaiian Nat./Pacific Isl. students||840||0.12%||0.42%|
|Two or more||19,615||2.70%||2.54%|
|**Note: This is the percentage of all students in the United States that are reported to be of this ethnicity.|
School board elections
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 largest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 is Greenville County School District with 71,930 K-12 students.
- The smallest school district by enrollment with an election in 2014 is Anderson School District One with 9,246 K-12 students.
- Horry County Schools has the most seats on the ballot in 2014 with seven seats up for election.
- School District of Oconee County has the fewest seats on the ballot in 2014 with two seats up for election.
The districts listed below served 491,536 K-12 students during the 2010-2011 school year, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Click on the district names for more information on the district and its school board elections.
- School board elections portal
- United States school districts
- List of school districts in South Carolina
- South Carolina Department of Education
- Public education in South Carolina
- South Carolina
- South Carolina Secretary of State
- South Carolina Department of Education
- South Carolina School Boards Association
- South Carolina Education Association
- Palmetto State Teachers Association
- National Center for Education Statistics school district search tool
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Table 2. Number of operating public schools and districts, state enrollment, teacher and pupil/teacher ratio by state: School year 2011–12," accessed March 18, 2014
- ED Data Express, "State Tables Report," accessed March 17, 2014 The site includes this disclaimer: "States converted to an adjusted cohort graduation rate [starting in the 2010-2011 school year], which may or may not be the same as the calculation they used in prior years. Due to the potential differences, caution should be used when comparing graduation rates across states."
- United States Census Bureau, "Public Education Finances: 2011," accessed March 18, 2014
- United States Department of Education, "2012 EDFacts State Profile," accessed August 12, 2013
- South Carolina Department of Education, "State Board Member of Education," accessed June 13, 2014
- United States Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, "Common Core of Data (CCD), State Nonfiscal Public Elementary/Secondary Education Survey, 2011-2012," accessed May 7, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "Elementary/Secondary Information System," accessed March 21, 2014
State of South Carolina
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Comptroller General | Treasurer | State Auditor | Superintendent of Education | Director of Insurance | Commissioner of Agriculture | Director of Natural Resources | Director of Labor, Licensing and Regulation | Chairman of Public Service Commission |
South Carolina Department of Education | South Carolina school districts |