Lancaster Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Lancaster 01 School District Details

Lancaster 01 School District
300 South Catawba Street
Lancaster, SC 29720

14,208 Students enrolled in District

22 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Lancaster 01 School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
48%
48%
48%
49%
48%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
A. R. Rucker Middle School
422 Old Dixie Road
Lancaster, SC, 29720
06-08
Andrew Jackson High School
6925 Kershaw Camden Highway
Kershaw, SC, 29067
09-12
Andrew Jackson Middle School
6865 Kershaw Camden Highway
Kershaw, SC, 29067
06-08
Brooklyn Springs Elementary School
1637 Billings Drive
Lancaster, SC, 29720
PK-05
Buford Elementary School
1906 North Rocky River Road
Lancaster, SC, 29720
PK-05
Buford High School
4290 Tabernacle Road
Lancaster, SC, 29720
09-12
Buford Middle School
1890 North Rocky River Road
Lancaster, SC, 29720
06-08
Clinton Elementary School
110 Clinton School Road
Lancaster, SC, 29720
PK-05
Discovery Charter Of Lancaster School
302 West Dunlap Street
Lancaster, SC, 29720
KG-05
Erwin Elementary School
1477 Locustwood Avenue
Lancaster, SC, 29720
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 60.8% 52.3%
Black 27.2% 34.2%
Hispanic 10.3% 11.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.6% 62.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.9% 58.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.7% 3.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,644 $74,766,000 35.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $836 $11,074,026 5.3%
Staff $578 $7,652,000 3.7%
General Administration $105 $1,385,000 0.7%
School Administration $655 $8,675,000 4.2%
Operation $830 $10,996,000 5.3%
Transportation $261 $3,457,974 1.7%
Other $305 $4,044,000 1.9%
Total Support $3,569 $47,284,000 22.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,494 $86,023,000 41.3%
Total Expenditures $15,707 $208,073,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,019 $4,814,393,000 45.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $902 $721,243,544 6.8%
Staff $668 $534,387,000 5.0%
General Administration $99 $79,267,000 0.7%
School Administration $691 $552,631,000 5.2%
Operation $1,024 $819,202,000 7.7%
Transportation $372 $297,757,456 2.8%
Other $440 $351,562,000 3.3%
Total Support $4,196 $3,356,050,000 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,036 $2,428,454,000 22.9%
Total Expenditures $13,251 $10,598,897,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%