St. James High School

  • St. James High School serves 1,500 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • St. James High School operates within the Horry 01 School District.
  • Horry 01 School District's 71% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1500 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 86 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,500 students
St. James High School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % St. James High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 86 teachers
St. James High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade St. James High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
St. James High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
St. James High School Asian Students (2005-2015)
Hispanic
4%
8%
St. James High School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
7%
35%
St. James High School Black Students (2005-2015)
White
83%
52%
St. James High School White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
St. James High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
St. James High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups St. James High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.31 0.42
St. James High School Diversity Score (2005-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
35%
50%
St. James High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
6%
St. James High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Horry 01 School District's student population of 40,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,420 is higher than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,751 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Horry 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
51
6
Number of Students Managed 40,669 3,454
Horry 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 66%
Horry 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $509 MM $39 MM
Horry 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $481 MM $38 MM
Horry 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,420 $11,413
Horry 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,751 $10,999
Horry 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Myrtle BeachSt. James Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1194 students
    2.3 miles
    9775 St. James Road
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-5543
    2.36-81194
  • Myrtle BeachSt. James Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 902 students
    2.4 miles
    9711 St. James Road
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-8220
    2.4PK-5902
  • Murrells InletSeaside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
    3.4 miles
    1605 Woodland Drive
    Murrells InletSC 29576
    (843)650-3490
    3.4PK-5644
  • Myrtle BeachBurgess Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 775 students
    4.2 miles
    9645 Scipio Lane
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-4600
    4.2PK-5775
  • Myrtle Beach Socastee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 738 students
    6.4 miles
    4950 Socastee Boulevard
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-2606
    6.4PK-5738

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5  7/19/2016
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