Whale Branch Early College High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
169 Detour Road
Seabrook, SC 29940
Phone
(843) 466-2700
District
BEAUFORT 01
County
BEAUFORT COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
450
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.0% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Whale Branch Early College High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
85%
64%
82%
71%
87%
57%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
13
13
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 128 28.4%
Grade 10 93 20.7%
Grade 11 102 22.7%
Grade 12 127 28.2%
Total 450 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 8.9% 41.6% 52.3%
Black 83.8% 26.8% 34.2%
Hispanic 6.8% 29.9% 11.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.2% 1.3% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 55.0% 62.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 49.3% 58.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.7% 3.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 185,281 5,148,714
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 305.7 169
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.3% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.5% 31.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 24.2% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 26.6% 17.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 71,455 1,921,862
Single Parent Households With Children 8.3% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.8% 87.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.2% 28.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 15.7% 9.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.4% 12.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 13.8% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 18.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.3% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.3% 15.6%
$15,000 or less 7.4% 12.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,957 $154,073,000 48.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $19,179,258 6.0%
Staff $757 $16,772,000 5.2%
General Administration $61 $1,360,000 0.4%
School Administration $705 $15,603,000 4.9%
Operation $1,268 $28,081,000 8.8%
Transportation $335 $7,409,742 2.3%
Other $485 $10,749,000 3.4%
Total Support $4,477 $99,154,000 31.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,031 $67,130,000 21.0%
Total Expenditures $14,465 $320,357,000 100.0%
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 $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%