Georgetown High School

  • Georgetown High School serves 1,039 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 43% (which is lower 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 52% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Georgetown High School's student population of 1,039 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,039 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Georgetown High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Georgetown High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#211 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgetown High 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
50%
34%
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White
42%
51%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Georgetown High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.570.43
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Graduation Rate
87%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgetown High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeorgetown 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
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It is nice to see that Dr. Cafaro writes such good reviews about his school as well as his self.
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I would not recommend sending my child to Georgetown High. The principal and his staff do not put the students of GHS first. The administration of GHS are only concerned with furthering there careers and not helping the students, unless, of course your child can possibly make Dr. Cafaro look good. As for the poor C and D students, good luck trying to find an advocate at GHS.
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This school offers the most Advanced Placement Courses (9)in Georgetown County. Four (4) PACE courses are also offered. Additionally, there is an honors program for gifted and talented students in the core curriculum areas. The GHS faculty and staff are dedicated to meeting the needs of all students. Approximately 25% of the students have IEP's. Although the challenges are great, GHS offers a quality education for all students. The Career Center offers a wide-range of vocational and career courses that include welding, agriculture, culinary arts, cosmetology, business and computer courses, graphic arts, automotive technology and collision repair, and health occupations. The school also offers a variety of incentive programs that reward students who exemplify good character and academic achievement.
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