Blackwater Middle School

Blackwater Middle School serves 739 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% 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.

Overview

The student population of 739 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 739 students
Blackwater Middle School Total Students (2007-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Blackwater Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 15:1
Blackwater Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (2007-2013)
Hispanic
9%
7%
Blackwater Middle School Hispanic (2007-2013)
Black
25%
36%
Blackwater Middle School Black (2007-2013)
White
62%
52%
Blackwater Middle School White (2007-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.55 0.41
Blackwater Middle School Diversity Score (2007-2013)
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.
65%
52%
Blackwater Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Blackwater Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,642 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name Horry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
7
Number of Students Managed 41,642 4,140
Horry 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $444 MM $37 MM
District Spending $451 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,707 $9,170
Horry 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,896 $10,604
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 Hcs Early College High School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Whittemore Park Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waccamaw Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ConwayWaccamaw Elementary School
    251 Claridy Rd
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)347-4684
    1.1 mi | 781 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ConwayHcs Early College High School
    2050 Hwy 501 Hgtc
    ConwaySC 29528
    (843)349-7102
    1.7 mi | 370 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • ConwayAcademy Of Hope Charter
    Charter School
    3521 Juniper Bay Rd
    ConwaySC 29527
    (843)995-4861
    Charter School

    2.8 mi | 143 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • ConwaySouth Conway Elementary School
    3001 Fourth Ave
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)488-0272
    2.9 mi | 588 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ConwayWhittemore Park Middle School
    1808 Rhue St
    ConwaySC 29527
    (843)488-0669
    3.2 mi | 639 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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