Bluffton High School

12 H. E. Mccracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Bluffton High School serves 1,175 students in grades 9-12.
Bluffton High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 89% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Bluffton High School's student population of 1,175 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

Bluffton High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Bluffton High School is 0.65, which is more 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
#9 out of 1142 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
44%
9%
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Black
14%
34%
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White
38%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.62
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Graduation Rate
87%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeaufort 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bluffton High School is May River High School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is H. E. Mccracken Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bluffton Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bluffton Bluffton Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 653 students
    0.5 miles
    160 H. E. Mccracken Circle
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 706-8500
    0.5 PK-5 653
  • Bluffton H. E. Mccracken Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 738 students
    0.5 miles
    250 H. E. Mccracken Circle
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 706-8700
    0.5 6-8 738
  • Bluffton Bluffton Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 766 students
    1.6 miles
    30 New Mustang Road
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 707-0700
    1.6 6-8 766
  • Bluffton Red Cedar Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 49%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 671 students
    2.0 miles
    11 Box Elder Lane
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 707-0600
    2 PK-5 671
  • Bluffton Michael C. Riley Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 778 students
    2.9 miles
    200 Burnt Church Road
    Bluffton, SC 29910
    (843) 706-8300
    2.9 PK-5 778

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