2351 Longtown Road East
Blythewood, SC 29016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Blythewood Middle School serves 849 students in grades 6-8.
Blythewood Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (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 64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 849 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Blythewood Middle School's student population of 849 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
849 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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School Rankings

Blythewood Middle School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Middle School is 0.59, 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
#259 out of 1149 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
11%
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Black
55%
33%
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White
32%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Blythewood Middle School?

849 students attend Blythewood Middle School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

55% of Blythewood Middle School students are Black, 32% of students are White, 6% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Blythewood Middle School?

Blythewood Middle School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Blythewood Middle School offer ?

Blythewood Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 849 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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