St. James High School

St. James High School serves 1,400 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
St. James High School operates within the Horry 01 School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1400 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,400 students
St. James High School Total Students (2004-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 82 teachers
St. James High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade St. James High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less 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 17:1 15:1
St. James High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
St. James High School Asian (2004-2013)
Hispanic
3%
7%
St. James High School Hispanic (2004-2013)
Black
8%
36%
St. James High School Black (2004-2013)
White
83%
52%
St. James High School White (2004-2013)
Two or more races
5%
3%
St. James High School Two or more races (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups St. James High School Sch Ethnicity St. James High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.30 0.41
St. James High School Diversity Score (2004-2013)
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.
36%
52%
St. James High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
4%
7%
St. James High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,642 students has grown by 9% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Horry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
7
Number of Students Managed 41,642 3,923
Horry 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 72% 66%
Horry 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $444 MM n/a
Horry 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $451 MM n/a
Horry 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,707 $0
Horry 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,896 $0
Horry 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Socastee High School (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. James Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. James Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Myrtle BeachSt. James Middle School
    9775 St James Rd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-5543
    1.8 mi | 1166 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Myrtle BeachSt. James Elementary School
    9711 St James Rd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-8220
    1.9 mi | 871 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Murrells InletSeaside Elementary School
    1605 Woodland Dr
    Murrells InletSC 29576
    (843)650-3490
    3.3 mi | 724 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Myrtle BeachBurgess Elementary School
    9645 Scipio Ln
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-4600
    3.7 mi | 641 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Myrtle BeachHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Socastee Elementary School
    4950 Socastee Blvd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-2606
    5.9 mi | 747 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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