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.

2009-2010 South Carolina

Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Schools
Number of Schools 38
% of Charter Schools to All Public Schools 3.2%
Average Number of Years Open
Average Number of Years Open 5.4
Number of Years Open
Open 1-3 Years 10 26.3%
Open 4-6 Years 15 39.5%
Open 7-9 Years 8 21.1%
Open 10+ Years 5 13.2%
Growth
Number of New Charter Schools in Fall of Academic Year 4
Number of Charter Schools That Closed During Academic Year 2
% Growth in Number of Charter Schools 5.6%
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 16 42.1%
Middle Schools 3 7.9%
High Schools 10 26.3%
Middle/High Schools 5 13.2%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 4 10.5%
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 16 42.1%
Suburbs 11 28.9%
Town 5 13.2%
Rural 6 15.8%
Conversion/Start-up
Conversion 2 5.3%
Start-Up 36 94.7%
Management Organization
Freestanding 35 92.1%
EMO 3 7.9%
Virtual Schools
Non-Virtual 33 86.8%
Virtual 5 13.2%
Unionized Schools
Non-Unionized Charter Schools 38 100.0%
 

Non-Charter Schools

Metrics # %
Schools
Number of Schools 1,158
Schools by Grade Levels
Elementary Schools 647 55.9%
Middle Schools 252 21.8%
High Schools 224 19.3%
Middle/High Schools 30 2.6%
Elementary/Middle/High Schools 5 0.4%
Schools by Geographic Locale
City 169 14.6%
Suburbs 242 20.9%
Town 182 15.7%
Rural 565 48.8%
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