Socastee High School

4900 Socastee Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,726 students in grades 9-12, Socastee High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 84% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 57% (Top 20%)
  • : 91% (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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School Overview

Socastee High School's student population of 1,726 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 90 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,726 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
90 teachers
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School Rankings

Socastee High School ranks within the top 10% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
#59 out of 1095 schools
(Top 10%)
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57%
39%
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91%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
18%
12%
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Black
8%
32%
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White
64%
48%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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0.55
This chart display the diversity score of Socastee High School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
84%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (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 is ranked #59 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in South Carolina.
What schools are Socastee High School often compared to?
Socastee High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like St. James High School, Carolina Forest High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 91% 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 84%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Socastee High School?
1,726 students attend Socastee High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Socastee High School students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Socastee High School?
Socastee High School has a student ration of 19:1, 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).
What school district is Socastee High School part of?
Socastee High School is part of Horry 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,726 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 57% (Top 20%)
  • : 91% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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