Hcs Early College High School

  • Hcs Early College High School serves 383 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Hcs Early College High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Hcs Early College High School's student population of 383 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students383 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hcs Early College High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hcs Early College High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#1 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
25%
34%
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White
55%
52%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.620.61
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Graduation Rate≥95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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