Total Number of Schools

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Data Available: 1999-00 through 2012-13

NAPCS counts public charter schools in the total number of schools if the school shows enrollment in the official fall member count data file for that academic year or if the state department of education has not indicated that the school closed.

2008-2009 South Carolina

Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Schools
Number of Schools 36
% of Charter Schools to All Public Schools 3.0%
Average Number of Years Open
Average Number of Years Open 4.7
Number of Years Open
Open 1-3 Years 13 36.1%
Open 4-6 Years 15 41.7%
Open 7-9 Years 4 11.1%
Open 10+ Years 4 11.1%
Growth
Number of New Charter Schools in Fall of Academic Year 7
Number of Charter Schools That Closed During Academic Year 2
% Growth in Number of Charter Schools 24.1%
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 13 36.1%
Middle Schools 4 11.1%
High Schools 11 30.6%
Middle/High Schools 3 8.3%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 5 13.9%
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 14 38.9%
Suburbs 8 22.2%
Town 4 11.1%
Rural 10 27.8%
Management Organization
Freestanding 33 91.7%
EMO 3 8.3%
Extended Learning Time
Extended Learning Time 1 2.8%
No Extended Learning Time 35 97.2%
 

Non-Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Schools
Number of Schools 1,161
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 644 55.5%
Middle Schools 257 22.1%
High Schools 226 19.5%
Middle/High Schools 28 2.4%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 6 0.5%
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 170 14.6%
Suburbs 252 21.7%
Town 182 15.7%
Rural 557 48.0%
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