Military Magnet Academy

  • Military Magnet Academy serves 596 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Military Magnet Academy's student population of 596 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers48 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Military Magnet Academy's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Military Magnet Academy is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#916 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
21%
9%
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Black
73%
34%
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White
5%
51%
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Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Military Magnet Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.420.43
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Graduation Rate80-89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Military Magnet Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharleston 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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