Blythewood High School

10901 Wilson Boulevard
Blythewood, SC 29016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Blythewood High School serves 1,986 students in grades 9-12.
Blythewood High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (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 90% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Blythewood High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Blythewood High School's student population of 1,986 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,986 students
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Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
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School Rankings

Blythewood 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 Blythewood High School is 0.61, 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
#47 out of 1149 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
45%
34%
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White
43%
51%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.610.62
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Blythewood High School is Westwood High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Muller Road Middle School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Langford Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Blythewood Langford Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 451 students
    0.6 miles
    480 Langford Road
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-4091
    0.6 PK-5 451
  • Blythewood Bethel-hanberry Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 708 students
    0.8 miles
    125 Boney Road
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-6880
    0.8 PK-5 708
  • Blythewood Muller Road Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,067 student
    2.0 miles
    1031 Muller Road
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-6851
    2 K-8 1,067
  • Blythewood Round Top Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 561 students
    2.2 miles
    449 Rimer Pond Road
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-8676
    2.2 PK-5 561
  • Blythewood Westwood High School Magnet School
    Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,476 student
    2.8 miles
    180 Turkey Farm Road
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-4049
    2.8 9-12 1,476

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