PROFICIENCY 70% 51% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
49%Berkeley 01
46%South Carolina

Daniel Island School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "Berkeley 01" in Charleston, SC. There are a total of 1,390 students and 77 teachers at Daniel Island School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 130 free lunch students and 22 reduced lunch students.

Daniel Island School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 70.0%, which is 51% higher than the South Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch130
Reduced lunch22


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Daniel Island School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Daniel Island School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 82.3% 52.8% 52.7% 51.1%
African American 11.4% 31.1% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.8% 1.8% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.8% 8.4% 7.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.4% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.2% 5.3% 3.0% 3.1%

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Charleston demographics profile

StatisticCharlestonSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,97214891
Median age34.638.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%56%55%
Speak English87%93%79%
Speak Spanish7%4%13%

Education level achieved in Charleston

IndexCharlestonSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade87.3%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.1%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college62.2%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree40.8%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.6%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters8.1%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.6%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Daniel Island School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.