Latta High School

618 North Richardson Street
Latta, SC 29565
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Latta High School serves 497 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥80% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Latta High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Latta High School's student population of 497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Latta High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Latta High School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#39 out of 1142 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
9%
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Black
31%
34%
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White
61%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.530.62
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDillon 03 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Latta High School is Dillon County Applied Technology Center (6.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Latta Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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