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Fort Dorchester High School

North Charleston, SC


Fort Dorchester High School
8500 Patriot Boulevard
North Charleston, SC  29420
Phone: 843-760-4450
Dorchester County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 2,192
Type: Regular School  
Fort Dorchester High School

Fort Dorchester High School


Metro Area Ranking

#10
Metro Area High School Ranking: Fort Dorchester High School is ranked #10 out of 26 of the best high schools in Charleston and surrounding areas (62nd percentile). Cick the link to see all 26 high schools.


State Ranking

#55
Statewide High School Ranking: Fort Dorchester High School is ranked #55 out of 222 of the best high schools in South Carolina (75th percentile). Click the link to see all 222 high schools.


Overall, Fort Dorchester High School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Dorchester County, SC. Fort Dorchester High School has an enrollment of approximately 2,192 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 86% - Fort Dorchester High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 86% - Fort Dorchester High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools




South Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 17.2 62nd 16.6
Math 18.3 57th 17.8
Reading 18.1 55th 18.0
Science 18.1 51st 18.1
Writing 6.3 58th 5.9

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina 11th grader in 2017 with the exception of those eligible for alternate assessments. The ACT scores range from 0 to 36. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Fort Dorchester High stack up against those of other high schools in South Carolina.


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 69.5 71.4
Algebra 1 65.7 69.4
Biology 1 77.8 75.3


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 544
Math 522
Composite Score 1066
SAT Participation Rate 38 %

Fort Dorchester High had an average SAT score of 1066 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #52 out of 216 SC high schools (76th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Fort Dorchester High was 38% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 44% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 44% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 9% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 9% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Fort Dorchester High School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Fort Dorchester High School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

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