Strom Thurmond High School

1131 Columbia Rd,

Johnston, SC, 29832

Tel: (803)275-1768
Grades: 9-12

847 students

Strom Thurmond High School serves 847 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Strom Thurmond High School operates within the Edgefield 01 School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 847 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 847 students
Strom Thurmond High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Strom Thurmond High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Strom Thurmond High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Strom Thurmond High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Strom Thurmond High School Asian (2006-2008)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Strom Thurmond High School Hispanic (1999-2012)
Black
54%
37%
Strom Thurmond High School Black (1988-2012)
White
42%
52%
Strom Thurmond High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Strom Thurmond High School Sch Ethnicity Strom Thurmond 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.
0.54 0.70
Strom Thurmond High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
57%
51%
Strom Thurmond High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Strom Thurmond High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,921 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 91% over five years.
School District Name Edgefield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 3,921 3,659
Edgefield 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 66%
Edgefield 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM n/a
Edgefield 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $43 MM n/a
Edgefield 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,490 $0
Edgefield 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,604 $0
Edgefield 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Strom Thurmond Career Center (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Johnston-edgefield-trenton Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is W. E. Parker Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Johnston Johnston-edgefield-trenton Middle School
    1095 Columbia Rd
    Johnston , SC , 29832
    (803)275-1997
    0.3  mi  |  505  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Johnston Strom Thurmond Career Center
    Vocational School
    17 Par Dr
    Johnston , SC , 29832
    (803)275-1767
    Vocational School
    0.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Edgefield W. E. Parker Elementary School
    41 Crest Rd
    Edgefield , SC , 29824
    (803)637-4020
    3.4  mi  |  514  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Johnston Johnston Elementary School
    514 Lee St
    Johnston , SC , 29832
    (803)275-1755
    4.5  mi  |  341  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Trenton Douglas Elementary School
    215 South East Diggs Rd
    Trenton , SC , 29847
    (803)275-1752
    5.4  mi  |  302  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Did You Know?
South Carolina public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.70, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in South Carolina is Abbeville 60 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.