12 H. E. Mccracken Circle
Bluffton, SC 29910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Bluffton High School serves 1,175 students in grades 9-12.
Bluffton High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher 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 82% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Bluffton High School ranks 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 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,175 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Bluffton High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 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 Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#19 out of 1149 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1
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American Indian
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n/a
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
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Graduation Rate
85%
84%
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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 District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,175 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 10%)

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