301 Loris Lions Road
Loris, SC 29569
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Loris High School serves 772 students in grades 9-12.
Loris High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher 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 70-74% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 772 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Loris High School's student population of 772 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
772 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
49 teachers
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School Rankings

Loris High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Loris High School is 0.61, 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
#266 out of 1149 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
8%
11%
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Black
40%
33%
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White
48%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Graduation Rate
81%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Loris High School's ranking?

Loris High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

50-54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Loris High School?

The graduation rate of Loris High School is 81%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend Loris High School?

772 students attend Loris High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

48% of Loris High School students are White, 40% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Loris High School?

Loris High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Loris High School offer ?

Loris High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 772 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 52%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 81% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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