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103 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401-3511
p. 843-724-7750

Buist Academy
in Charleston, SC

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School District:
Charleston 01
State Agency:
South Carolina Department Of Education

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offeredKindergarten – 8th Grade
LevelPrimary School
Teacher FTEs31.5
Surrounding communityCity, Mid-size Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Charleston, SC 29401-3511
Total Population11,250 (11,250 urban / N/A rural)
Households4,691 (1.89 people per house)
Median Household Income$36,671
Families1,795 (2.61 people per family)
Pop. — African American1,075
Pop. — Asian107
Pop. — Pacific Islander7
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native27
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)10,029
Pop. — Other74

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 18 5%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 15 4%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 33 8%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     12%
English Language Learners     2%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A29%
HispanicN/A74%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A44%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A51%
White Non-HispanicN/A66%
All Students<56%59%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 2,088 88.97%
GED Recipients     5.57%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Buist Academy?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic76<19%39%
Hispanic7<1%5%
Asian / Pacific Islander21>5%1%
American Indian / Alaskan Native3N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic289>72%53%
 
Kindergarten 4 1 34 39
1st Grade 9 1 1 29 40
2nd Grade 10 3 27 40
3rd Grade 3 1 36 40
4th Grade 5 3 1 40 49
5th Grade 8 3 1 37 49
6th Grade 12 5 30 47
7th Grade 17 1 2 30 50
8th Grade 8 4 3 1 26 42
Total 76 7 21 3 289 396

Charleston 01 – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Buist Academy's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides613.9>47%40%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors13.0<1%2%
Library / Media Specialist75.0>6%5%
Library / Media Support1.0<0%1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)33.2>3%2%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)86.3>7%6%
Guidance Staff Total119.5>9%9%
District Admins10.0<1%3%
Dist. Admin/Sppt20.0<2%2%
School Admins159.3>12%12%
School Admin/SpptN/A3%
Other Support1.0<0%1%
  FTEs % of District % of State
Prekindergarten62.7>2%2%
Kindergarten147.5>5%5%
Elementary568.4<19%23%
Secondary2,227.6>74%65%
UngradedN/A5%

Charleston 01 Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools$22,000 $3
Payments to Charter Schools$22,890,000>$542$141
Textbooks   
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$951,882,000>$22,547$7,255
 Issued During Fiscal Year$107,000<$2$3,818
 Retired During Fiscal Year$107,000<$2$3,818
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$941,934,000>$22,312$9,054
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year   
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year   
Assets
 Sinking Fund$70,899,000>$1,679$657
 Bond Fund$497,324,000>$11,780$3,168
 Other Funds$46,162,000<$1,093$1,572
Total Revenues$491,792,000>$11,649$10,152
Total Expenses$509,114,000>$12,059$10,422

Charleston 01 Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$108,335,000$21,485,814
Special Education Programs$26,546,000$4,393,477
Vocational Education Programs$6,364,000$968,546
Other Education Programs$1,248,000$268,691
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$149,694,000$39,610,000$25,322,948$7,066,722
Support Services
 Pupils$16,263,000$4,409,000$2,433,557$655,670
 Instructional Staff$15,185,000$3,923,000$2,775,685$758,864
 General Administration$1,756,000$4,025,000$299,828$191,920
 School Administration$16,752,000$4,370,000$2,715,875$744,875
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$8,264,000$2,358,000$1,729,515$592,897
 Student Transportation$490,000$156,000$1,117,686$341,628
 Business / Central / Other$7,015,000$1,591,000$1,072,132$330,880
Food Services$6,722,000$1,996,000$1,154,639$428,458
Total$227,242,000$63,570,000$38,453,485$11,018,680

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Charleston 01.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Pupils$23,509,465<$556$625
  Instructional Staff$25,798,000<$611$675
  General Administration$13,191,000>$312$157
  School Administration$22,532,000>$533$493
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$40,375,000>$956$808
  Student Transportation$15,735,535>$372$314
  Business / Central / Other$10,868,000<$257$270
  Non-Specified   
  Total$152,009,000>$3,600$3,341
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$18,326,000<$434$488
  Enterprise Operations$2,799,000>$66$38
  Other   
  Total$21,125,000<$500$509
 Instruction$239,634,000>$5,676$4,898
 Total$412,768,000>$9,777$8,748
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$4,081,000>$96$54
 Adult Education$1,964,000<$46$71
 Other   
 Total$6,045,000>$143$115
Capital Outlay
 Construction$20,549,000<$486$925
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$7,553,000<$178$237
 Instructional Equipment$80,000<$1$49
 Other Equipment$13,351,000>$316$157
 Non-Specified Equipment$722,000<$17$76
 Total$42,255,000<$1,000$1,218
Payments to State Govt's$763,000<$18$35
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$322,000<$7$34
Debt Interest$46,961,000>$1,112$293
Total$509,114,000>$12,059$10,422

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Charleston 01.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$16,440,000>$389$303
  Children with Disabilities Idea$12,449,000>$294$262
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality$2,915,000>$69$63
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$275,000>$6$5
  Title V, Part A$70,000<$1$2
  Vocational and Tech Education$793,000<$18$21
  Bilingual Education$148,000<$3$4
  Child Nutrition Act$11,104,000<$263$323
  Other$3,082,000<$73$106
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid$96,000<$2$21
  Indian Education   
  Other$619,000>$14$6
 Non-Specified$3,082,000<$73$106
 Total$51,991,000>$1,231$1,154
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$28,341,000<$671$1,345
 Staff Improvement Programs$36,997,000<$876$1,202
 Special Education Programs$7,623,000<$180$517
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$10,910,000<$258$348
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs$2,187,000>$51$39
 Vocational Education Programs$7,460,000<$176$436
 School Lunch Programs$30,000 $1
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$420,000<$9$41
 Transportation Programs$2,395,000<$56$76
 Other Programs$32,179,000<$762$817
 Non-Specified   
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits$6,894,000>$163$137
 Total$135,436,000<$3,208$4,942
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions   
 Property Taxes$244,824,000>$5,799$2,942
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes  $299
 From Other School Systems  $14
 From Cities and Counties$124,000<$2$219
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$29,000 $12
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $8
 School Lunch$5,778,000>$136$111
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts$8,026,000<$190$203
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services   
 Interest Earnings$31,664,000>$750$195
 Miscellaneous$12,883,000>$305$286
 Total$304,365,000>$7,209$4,056
Total$491,792,000>$11,649$10,152

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