Irmo High School

6671 St. Andrews Road
Columbia, SC 29212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 1,336 students in grades 9-12, Irmo High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : 75% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Irmo High School's student population of 1,336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,336 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Irmo High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Irmo High School is 0.62, 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.
This School
State Level (SC)
#412 out of 1095 schools
(Top 50%)
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25-29%
39%
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80-84%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Irmo 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
8%
12%
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Black
56%
32%
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White
25%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
This chart display the diversity score of Irmo High School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Irmo High School and public school graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
7%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Irmo High School's ranking?
Irmo High School is ranked #412 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Irmo High School?
The graduation rate of Irmo High School is 75%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Irmo High School?
1,336 students attend Irmo High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Irmo High School students are Black, 25% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Irmo High School?
Irmo High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Irmo High School offer ?
Irmo High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Irmo High School part of?
Irmo High School is part of Lexington 05 School District.

School Reviews

2   1/17/2011
The teachers are a pack of biased burnouts who all need to be fired. They care nothing about educating the students; they just keep passing people to get them out of the system. Horrible, horrible school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - doubl

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,336 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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