10901 Wilson Boulevard
Blythewood, SC 29016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Blythewood High School serves 1,858 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 14:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (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 1,858 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 131 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,858 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
131 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 0.62, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State 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 Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
48%
33%
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White
38%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,858 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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