Carolina Academy (high)

2725 Anderson Road
Greenville, SC 29611
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Carolina Academy (high) serves 750 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Carolina Academy (high) placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) 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 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Carolina Academy (high) places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Carolina Academy (high)'s student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students750 students
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Total Classroom Teachers53 teachers
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School Comparison

Carolina Academy (high) is ranked within the bottom 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 Carolina Academy (high) is 0.66, which is more 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
#639 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
37%
9%
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Black
42%
34%
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White
18%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.660.62
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Carolina Academy (high) is Southside High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tanglewood Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Welcome Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville Welcome Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 720 students
    0.4 miles
    36 East Welcome Road
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864) 355-3900
    0.4 K-5 720
  • Greenville Hollis Academy
    Grades: PK-5 | 684 students
    1.5 miles
    200 Goodrich Street
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864) 355-4800
    1.5 PK-5 684
  • Greenville Tanglewood Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 687 students
    1.6 miles
    44 Merriwoods Drive
    Greenville, SC 29611
    (864) 355-4500
    1.6 6-8 687
  • Greenville Thomas E. Kerns Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 653 students
    2.3 miles
    6650 Frontage Road At White Ho
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864) 355-1300
    2.3 K-5 653
  • Greenville Southside High School Magnet School
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    2.5 miles
    6630 Frontage At White Horse R
    Greenville, SC 29605
    (864) 355-8700
    2.5 9-12 736

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