Blacksburg High School

  • Blacksburg High School serves 552 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Blacksburg High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Blacksburg High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Blacksburg High School's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Blacksburg High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Blacksburg High School is 0.28, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank#230 out of 1142 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
13%
34%
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White
84%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Blacksburg High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.280.62
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Graduation Rate80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Blacksburg High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCherokee 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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This School has a variety of academic programs to be in such a small community. They also have about a 96% graduation rate! The facility and staff are great, the learning eviroment is amazing and the school luches are unbelieveable! I would reccommend this school to any of my friends!
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