Carolina Forest High School

  • Carolina Forest High School serves 2,429 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Carolina Forest High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Carolina Forest High School's student population of 2,429 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 119 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,429 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Carolina Forest High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carolina Forest High School is 0.50, 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 School Rank (16-17)#37 out of 1142 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:115:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
9%
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Black
14%
34%
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White
69%
51%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.500.62
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Graduation Rate
80%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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