Wilson High School

Wilson High School serves 1,107 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Wilson High School operates within the Florence 01 School District.
Florence 01 School District's 68% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 1107 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,107 students
Wilson High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Wilson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
Wilson High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Wilson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 14:1 16:1
Wilson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
1%
Wilson High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Wilson High School Black Students (2001-2013)
Black
65%
35%
Wilson High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
27%
52%
Wilson High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Wilson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.51 0.41
Wilson High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
57%
51%
Wilson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
4%
6%
Wilson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Florence 01 School District's student population of 16,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,512 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,855 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Florence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
8
Number of Students Managed 16,280 4,192
Florence 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 67%
Florence 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $166 MM $38 MM
Florence 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $156 MM $39 MM
Florence 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,512 $9,366
Florence 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,855 $9,666
Florence 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Poynor Childcare Center (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Williams Middle School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alfred Rush Academy (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • FlorenceAlfred Rush Academy
    Grades: PK | 153 students
    0.8 miles
    1201 East Ashby Rd
    FlorenceSC 29506
    (843)664-8911
    0.8PK153
  • FlorenceHenry Timrod Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 435 students
    0.9 miles
    1901 East Old Marion Hwy
    FlorenceSC 29506
    (843)664-8454
    0.9KG-6435
  • FlorenceNorth Vista Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 653 students
    2.1 miles
    1100 North Irby St
    FlorenceSC 29501
    (843)664-8159
    2.1PK-6653
  • FlorenceWilliams Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 675 students
    2.1 miles
    1119 North Irby St
    FlorenceSC 29501
    (843)664-8162
    2.17-8675
  • FlorenceTheodore Lester Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 470 students
    2.3 miles
    3501 East Palmetto St
    FlorenceSC 29506
    (843)664-8459
    2.3PK-6470

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5.0  10/27/2014
Wilson is the best high school in the nation. It prepared me academically to compete with anyone in the world.
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