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Daniel Island School (leave a review)
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+1 (843) 471-2301

2365 Daniel Island Drive

Charleston, South Carolina


About Daniel Island School
Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Daniel Island School is located in the Berkeley 01 district of the state of South Carolina. It is one of 43 schools in its district.

Daniel Island School is a regular school, specialising in Kindergarten to 8th Grade. Compared to other schools in South Carolina, this is a relatively large school since it has an enrolment of 1,433 students.

In recent years, the pupil population has remained static. Alongside this, the number of teachers has remained static over a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $45,112, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of $47,707.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Daniel Island School 1433$5,39018$45,1120.32
Belle Hall Elementary (3.08 miles) 693$9,61815$53,4450.35
East Cooper Montessori Charter (3.11 miles) 285$11,78915$47,8570.10
Military Magnet Academy (3.38 miles) 518$12,87811$46,0540.36
Greg Mathis Charter High (3.64 miles) 83$10,02915$39,7410.09
Sanders-Clyde Elementary (3.66 miles) 438$14,2179$43,3890.08

Daniel Island School

Number of pupils1433
Funding per pupil$5,390
Pupils per teacher18
Average teacher salary$45,112
Diversity index0.32

Belle Hall Elementary (3.08 miles)

Number of pupils693
Funding per pupil$9,618
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$53,445
Diversity index0.35

East Cooper Montessori Charter (3.11 miles)

Number of pupils285
Funding per pupil$11,789
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$47,857
Diversity index0.10

Military Magnet Academy (3.38 miles)

Number of pupils518
Funding per pupil$12,878
Pupils per teacher11
Average teacher salary$46,054
Diversity index0.36

Greg Mathis Charter High (3.64 miles)

Number of pupils83
Funding per pupil$10,029
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary$39,741
Diversity index0.09

Sanders-Clyde Elementary (3.66 miles)

Number of pupils438
Funding per pupil$14,217
Pupils per teacher9
Average teacher salary$43,389
Diversity index0.08
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Nearest Schools
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Rankings within South Carolina
There are 1,266 schools in South Carolina. Rankings don't always go up to 1,266 because some schools have missing data.
58thlargest school
73rdhighest number of FTE teachers
1122ndlowest pupil-teacher ratio
798thhighest average teaching salary
1174thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
849thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
962ndhighest diversity index
945thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten - 8th Grade: 6 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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