St. James High School

St. James High School serves 1,435 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
St. James High School operates within the Horry 01 School District.
Horry 01 School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1435 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 76 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,435 students
St. James High School Total Students (2004-2014)
Gender % St. James High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
St. James High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade St. James High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
St. James High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Hispanic
4%
7%
St. James High School Black Students (2004-2014)
Black
7%
35%
St. James High School Black Students (2004-2014)
White
84%
52%
St. James High School White Students (2004-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
St. James High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.29 0.61
St. James High School Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
33%
51%
St. James High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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%
6%
St. James High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Horry 01 School District's student population of 40,942 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The revenue/student of $12,259 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Horry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
7
Number of Students Managed 40,942 3,727
Horry 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 67%
Horry 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $463 MM n/a
Horry 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $426 MM n/a
Horry 01 School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $12,259 n/a
Horry 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,278 n/a
Horry 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Socastee High School (6.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is St. James Middle School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. James Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Myrtle BeachSt. James Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1171 students
    2.3 miles
    9775 St James Rd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-5543
    2.36-81171
  • Myrtle BeachSt. James Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 886 students
    2.4 miles
    9711 St James Rd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-8220
    2.4PK-5886
  • Murrells InletSeaside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 694 students
    3.4 miles
    1605 Woodland Dr
    Murrells InletSC 29576
    (843)650-3490
    3.4PK-5694
  • Myrtle BeachBurgess Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 716 students
    4.2 miles
    9645 Scipio Ln
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-4600
    4.2PK-5716
  • Myrtle Beach Socastee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 758 students
    6.4 miles
    4950 Socastee Blvd
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-2606
    6.4PK-5758

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