Calhoun County High School

150 Saints Avenue
Saint Matthews, SC 29135
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Calhoun County High School serves 446 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Calhoun County High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Calhoun County High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Calhoun County High School's student population of 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Calhoun County High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Calhoun County High School is 0.47, 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
#450 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
68%
34%
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White
26%
51%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.62
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Calhoun County High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalhoun 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Calhoun County High School is Orangeburg Consolidated School District Five Technology Cent (9.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is St. Matthews K-8 School (0.1 miles away)
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