Myrtle Beach High School

3302 Robert Grissom Parkway,

Myrtle Beach, SC, 29577-6401

Tel: (843)448-7149
Grades: 9-12

1,164 students

Myrtle Beach High School serves 1,164 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Myrtle Beach 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 1164 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,164 students
Myrtle Beach High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 67 teachers
Myrtle Beach High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Myrtle Beach 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 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Myrtle Beach High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Myrtle Beach High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
11%
7%
Myrtle Beach High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
24%
37%
Myrtle Beach High School Black (1988-2012)
White
58%
52%
Myrtle Beach High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Myrtle Beach High School Sch Ethnicity Myrtle Beach 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.
0.60 0.59
Myrtle Beach 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.
56%
51%
Myrtle Beach 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.
3%
7%
Myrtle Beach High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 40,601 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% 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 3,608
Horry 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Academy For Arts/science/technology (3.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Myrtle Beach Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Myrtle Beach Primary (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach Primary
    612 29th Ave North
    Myrtle Beach , SC , 29577
    (843)448-1658
    0.2  mi  |  862  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach Elementary School
    620 29th Ave North
    Myrtle Beach , SC , 29577
    (843)448-1774
    0.2  mi  |  655  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach Middle School
    950 Seahawk Way
    Myrtle Beach , SC , 29577
    (843)448-3932
    0.4  mi  |  884  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Myrtle Beach Myrtle Beach Intermediate
    3301 Oak St
    Myrtle Beach , SC , 29577
    (843)626-5831
    0.5  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Myrtle Beach Ocean Bay Elementary School
    950 International Dr
    Myrtle Beach , SC , 29579
    (843)903-8400
    2.7  mi  |  1149  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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