Blythewood High School

10901 Wilson Boulevard
Blythewood, SC 29016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 1,956 students in grades 9-12, Blythewood High School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,956 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 92% (Top 20% in SC)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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 1,956 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 132 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,956 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
132 teachers
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School Rankings

Blythewood High School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Blythewood High School is 0.63, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
#18 out of 1095 schools
(Top 5%)
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70-74%
39%
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90-94%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
49%
32%
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White
36%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.63
This chart display the diversity score of Blythewood High School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Blythewood High School's ranking?
Blythewood High School is ranked #18 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are Blythewood High School often compared to?
Blythewood High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Westwood High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 90-94% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Blythewood High School?
The graduation rate of Blythewood High School is 92%, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Blythewood High School?
1,956 students attend Blythewood High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Blythewood High School students are Black, 36% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Blythewood High School?
Blythewood High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Blythewood High School offer ?
Blythewood High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Blythewood High School part of?
Blythewood High School is part of Richland 02 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,956 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 64%
  • : 92% (Top 20%)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 70-74% (Top 5%)
  • : 90-94% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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