Socastee High School

Socastee High School serves 1,540 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Socastee 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 1540 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,540 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Students by Grade Socastee High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 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 18:1 16:1
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
6%
7%
Black
8%
37%
White
78%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Socastee High School Sch Ethnicity Socastee 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.
0.38 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.
42%
51%
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%
Socastee High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,601 students has grown by 6% 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
51
7
Number of Students Managed 40,601 4,051
Horry 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 72% 66%
Horry 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $444 MM $37 MM
Horry 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $451 MM $43 MM
Horry 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
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 St. James High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Forestbrook Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Socastee Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Myrtle BeachHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Socastee Elementary School
    4950 Socastee Blvd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-2606
    0.2 mi | 667 students | Gr.                       
  • Myrtle BeachHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Forestbrook Elementary School
    4000 Panthers Parkway
    Myrtle BeachSC 29579
    (843)236-8100
    2.3 mi | 915 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Myrtle BeachBurgess Elementary School
    9645 Scipio Ln
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-4600
    2.8 mi | 631 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Myrtle BeachForestbrook Middle School
    4430 Gator Ln
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)236-7300
    2.9 mi | 1043 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Myrtle BeachPalmetto Bays Elementary School
    8900 Hwy 544
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)236-6200
    3.4 mi | 531 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Myrtle Beach, SC 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 0.43, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Myrtle Beach is Myrtle Beach Primary. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.