Hughes Academy Of Science And Technology
Hughes Academy Of Science And Technology serves 1,017 students in grades 6-8.
Hughes Academy Of Science And Technology placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (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 46% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 1,017 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 65%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in SC
- Math Proficiency: 38% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 46% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education
Hughes Academy Of Science And Technology's student population of 1,017 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
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Hughes Academy Of Science And Technology is ranked within the bottom 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 Hughes Academy Of Science And Technology is 0.70, which is more 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
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#680 out of 1149 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education
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