1400 Ao Jones Boulevard
Fort Mill, SC 29715
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Nation Ford High School serves 1,733 students in grades 9-12.
Nation Ford High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (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 88% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,733 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Nation Ford High School's student population of 1,733 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,733 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
121 teachers
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School Rankings

Nation Ford High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Nation Ford High School is 0.59, 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
#9 out of 1149 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
11%
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Black
15%
33%
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White
61%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
94%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Nation Ford High School's ranking?

Nation Ford High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 1%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 10%).

What schools are Nation Ford High School often compared to?

Nation Ford High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fort Mill High School by visitors of our site.

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

87% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 88% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Nation Ford High School?

The graduation rate of Nation Ford High School is 94%, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend Nation Ford High School?

1,733 students attend Nation Ford High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

61% of Nation Ford High School students are White, 15% of students are Black, 13% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, and 5% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Nation Ford High School?

Nation Ford High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Nation Ford High School offer ?

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

What school district is Nation Ford High School part of?

Nation Ford High School is part of York 04 School District.

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5   9/15/2022
Great school.
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,733 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 87% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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