Forestbrook Middle School

4430 Gator Lane
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 838 students in grades 6-8, Forestbrook Middle School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 838 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 50% in SC
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Forestbrook Middle School's student population of 838 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
838 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Forestbrook Middle School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Forestbrook Middle School is 0.59, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
#516 out of 1095 schools
(Top 50%)
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40%
39%
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45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Forestbrook Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
25%
12%
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Black
9%
32%
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White
58%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Forestbrook Middle School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Forestbrook Middle School's ranking?
Forestbrook Middle School is ranked #516 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are Forestbrook Middle School often compared to?
Forestbrook Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like St. James Middle School, Ocean Bay Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend Forestbrook Middle School?
838 students attend Forestbrook Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Forestbrook Middle School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Forestbrook Middle School?
Forestbrook Middle School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Forestbrook Middle School offer ?
Forestbrook Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Forestbrook Middle School part of?
Forestbrook Middle School is part of Horry 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 838 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 40% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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