1100 Boundary St
Hollywood, SC 29449
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Bridges Preparatory School serves 1,064 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Bridges Preparatory School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 51% (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 57% (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 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Bridges Preparatory School's student population of 1,064 students has grown by 82% over five school years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has grown by 83% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,064 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
68 teachers
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School Rankings

Bridges Preparatory School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Bridges Preparatory School is 0.53, 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
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#405 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
11%
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Black
12%
33%
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White
66%
49%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,064 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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