Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy
Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy serves 396 students in grades 6-8.
Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower 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 31% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).
Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy's student population of 396 students has grown by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy is ranked within the bottom 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 Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy is 0.68, 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 Data
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#916 out of 1149 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education
Very nice people, when I came here I didn't have many problems with making new friends. However, most people are judgmental, and too hood for such a good school; makes the rep. bad. Most of the behavior is very bad, the kids are too immature for their age and the teachers don't do enough to punish.
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