1800 Wisacky Highway
Bishopville, SC 29010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Lee Central High School serves 610 students in grades 9-12.
Lee Central High School 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 25-29% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Lee Central High School's student population of 610 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
610 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Lee Central High School 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 Lee Central High School is 0.13, 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 Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#816 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
93%
34%
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White
5%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.13
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 610 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.13 (Btm 50%)

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