402 South Main Street
Hemingway, SC 29554
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Hemingway High School serves 239 students in grades 9-12.
Hemingway High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 60-69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Hemingway High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Hemingway High School's student population of 239 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Hemingway High School is ranked within the top 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 Hemingway High School is 0.20, 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#488 out of 1149 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
2%
11%
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Black
89%
33%
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White
8%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hemingway High School's ranking?

Hemingway High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Hemingway High School?

The graduation rate of Hemingway High School is 75-79%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend Hemingway High School?

239 students attend Hemingway High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

89% of Hemingway High School students are Black, 8% of students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Hemingway High School?

Hemingway High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Hemingway High School offer ?

Hemingway High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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