Blackwater Middle School

Blackwater Middle School serves 765 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Blackwater Middle School operates within the Horry 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 765 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 765 students
Blackwater Middle School Total Students (2007-2014)
Gender % Blackwater Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Blackwater Middle School Total Teachers (2007-2014)
Students by Grade Blackwater Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Blackwater Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2014)
Hispanic
11%
7%
Blackwater Middle School Black Students (2007-2014)
Black
23%
35%
Blackwater Middle School Black Students (2007-2014)
White
61%
52%
Blackwater Middle School White Students (2007-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Blackwater Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.57 0.41
Blackwater Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
51%
Blackwater Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Blackwater Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

Horry 01 School District's student population of 40,943 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,259 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,278 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Horry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
8
Number of Students Managed 40,943 4,192
Horry 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $463 MM $38 MM
Horry 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $426 MM $39 MM
Horry 01 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,259 $9,366
Horry 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,278 $9,666
Horry 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hcs Early College High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Conway Middle School (4.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waccamaw Elementary School (2.1 miles away)
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  • ConwayHcs Early College High SchoolMagnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 362 students
    1.5 miles
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    ConwaySC 29528
    (843)349-7102
    1.59-12362
  • ConwayWaccamaw Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 817 students
    2.1 miles
    251 Claridy Rd
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)347-4684
    2.1PK-5817
  • Myrtle BeachCarolina Forest High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2066 students
    2.5 miles
    700 Gardner Lacy Rd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29579
    (843)236-7997
    2.59-122066
  • Myrtle Beach Carolina Forest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 927 students
    4 miles
    285 Carolina Forest Blvd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29579
    (843)236-0001
    4PK-5927
  • ConwayConway Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 616 students
    4.2 miles
    1101 Snowhill Dr
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)488-0696
    4.2PK-5616

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