Beaufort County School District ranked 17th in state
The Beaufort County School District was ranked 17th on a list of Top 100 Public School Districts in all of South Carolina by school-reviewer Niche.com.
School districts statewide were ranked based on statistics, student and parent reviews, and expert insights. Ranking factors include state test scores, college readiness, graduation rates, SAT/ACT scores, teacher quality, student and parent reviews, and more.
BCSD’s rankings were based on the following grades it had earned:
Academics Grade: B
Health & Safety Grade: C
Parent/Student Surveys on Overall Experience: 3.7 out of 5
Student Culture & Diversity Grade: A
Teachers Grade: B+
Resources & Facilities Grade: B
Extracurriculars & Activities Grade: B+
Sports & Fitness Grade: B+
The report also noted that the district has an annual budget of $259,486,000, spending an average of $12,979 per student. Also, 55% of district students are eligible for free or reduced lunch programs.
For the full report and ranking information as well as the full methodology used in compilation, please visit here.