Socastee High School

4900 Socastee Boulevard
Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Socastee High School serves 1,731 students in grades 9-12.
Socastee High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 86% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Socastee High School's student population of 1,731 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 97 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,731 students
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Total Classroom Teachers97 teachers
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School Rankings

Socastee High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Socastee High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#32 out of 1142 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
14%
9%
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Black
9%
34%
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White
67%
51%
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Hawaiian
1%
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Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.520.62
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Graduation Rate
82%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Socastee High School is Coastal Leadership Academy (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Socastee Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Socastee Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Myrtle Beach Socastee Elementary School Math: 58% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 841 students
    0.2 miles
    4223 Socastee Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 650-2606
    0.2 PK-5 841
  • Myrtle Beach Socastee Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 423 students
    0.5 miles
    4950 Socastee Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 903-6051
    0.5 6-8 423
  • Myrtle Beach Forestbrook Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 999 students
    2.3 miles
    4000 Panthers Parkway
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
    (843) 236-8100
    2.3 PK-5 999
  • Myrtle Beach Coastal Leadership Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-69% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 133 students
    2.6 miles
    3710 Palmetto Pointe Boulevard
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 294-9337
    2.6 9-12 133
  • Myrtle Beach Burgess Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 721 students
    2.8 miles
    9645 Scipio Lane
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
    (843) 650-4600
    2.8 PK-4 721

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