Myrtle Beach High School

  • Myrtle Beach High School serves 1,471 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 63% (which is higher 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 62% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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

School Overview

  • Myrtle Beach High School's student population of 1,471 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Myrtle Beach High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Myrtle Beach High School is 0.63, which is more 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#49 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
23%
34%
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White
54%
51%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Myrtle Beach High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.630.43
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Graduation Rate
76%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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The staff who answer the phone don't provide his/her name. As a parent, I'm treated as if I'm not welcome at the school and I'm not to speak unless spoken to. I have to call the school numerous times to request the same information. Before the beginning of the school year, I called numerous times to find out ahead of time, when meet the teacher night was and was told they didn't have a date set yet. I found out about the date the day before. It's no surprise there is such a poor turn out for meet the teachers.
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