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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% 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 Teachers (2007-2013)
Students by Grade Blackwater Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 11:1 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 Black Students (2007-2013)
Black
25%
36%
Blackwater Middle School Black Students (2007-2013)
White
62%
52%
Blackwater Middle School White Students (2007-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Blackwater Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Blackwater Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 41,625 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,707 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 32% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,896 is higher than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name Horry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
7
Number of Students Managed 41,625 4,140
Horry 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $444 MM $37 MM
Horry 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $451 MM $43 MM
Horry 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,707 $9,170
Horry 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,896 $10,604
Horry 01 School District 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 (1.5 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ConwayHcs Early College High School
    2050 Hwy 501 Hgtc
    ConwaySC 29528
    (843)349-7102
    1.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 370 students                      
  • ConwayWaccamaw Elementary School
    251 Claridy Rd
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)347-4684
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 781 students                      
  • Myrtle BeachCarolina Forest High School
    700 Gardner Lacy Rd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29579
    (843)236-7997
    2.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1967 students                      
  • Myrtle Beach Carolina Forest Elementary School
    285 Carolina Forest Blvd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29579
    (843)236-0001
    4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 964 students                      
  • ConwayConway Elementary School
    1101 Snowhill Dr
    ConwaySC 29526
    (843)488-0696
    4.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 614 students                      

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