6655 Pottery Road
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
High Point Academy serves 1,218 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
High Point Academy 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 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

High Point Academy's student population of 1,218 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,218 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
86 teachers
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School Rankings

High Point Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of High Point Academy is 0.50, 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
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#518 out of 1095 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
11%
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Black
18%
33%
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White
68%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
3%
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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 percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

35% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of High Point Academy?

The graduation rate of High Point Academy is 90%, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 85%.

How many students attend High Point Academy?

1,218 students attend High Point Academy.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

68% of High Point Academy students are White, 18% of students are Black, 7% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of High Point Academy?

High Point Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does High Point Academy offer ?

High Point Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is High Point Academy part of?

High Point Academy is part of South Carolina Public Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,218 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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