Birchwood School serves 114 students in grades 5-12.
Birchwood School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11-19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).
Birchwood School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:
Birchwood School's student population of 114 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Birchwood School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Birchwood School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#1143 out of 1149 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education
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