4900 Socastee Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Socastee High School serves 1,657 students in grades 9-12.
Socastee High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (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 81% (which is higher 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 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Socastee High School's student population of 1,657 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,657 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
91 teachers
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School Rankings

Socastee High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Socastee High School is 0.55, 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
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#75 out of 1149 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
11%
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Black
8%
33%
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White
65%
49%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
85%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
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 Socastee High School's ranking?

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

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

71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 81% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Socastee High School?

The graduation rate of Socastee High School is 85%, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend Socastee High School?

1,657 students attend Socastee High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

65% of Socastee High School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.

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

Socastee High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Socastee High School offer ?

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

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,657 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 81% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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