Strom Thurmond High School

Grades: 9-12

818 students

Strom Thurmond High School serves 818 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% 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 818 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 818 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 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 16:1 15:1
Hispanic
4%
7%
Black
52%
36%
White
43%
52%
Two or more races
1%
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
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.
54%
52%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,926 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 94% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,490 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 26% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,604 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 34% over four years.
School District Name Edgefield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
7
Number of Students Managed 3,926 4,140
Graduation Rate 72% 66%
District Total Revenue $43 MM $37 MM
District Spending $43 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,490 $9,170
District Spending / Student $10,604 $10,604
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 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 Grades Students
  • JohnstonJohnston-edgefield-trenton Middle School
    1095 Columbia Rd
    JohnstonSC 29832
    (803)275-1997
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 504 students                      
  • JohnstonStrom Thurmond Career Center
    Vocational School
    17 Par Dr
    JohnstonSC 29832
    (803)275-1767
    Vocational School

    0.5 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • EdgefieldW. E. Parker Elementary School
    41 Crest Rd
    EdgefieldSC 29824
    (803)637-4020
    3.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 500 students                      
  • JohnstonJohnston Elementary School
    514 Lee St
    JohnstonSC 29832
    (803)275-1755
    4.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 319 students                      
  • TrentonDouglas Elementary School
    215 Diggs Rd
    TrentonSC 29847
    (803)275-1752
    5.4 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 317 students                      

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