St. James High School

  • St. James High School serves 1,562 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 89% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • St. James High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • St. James High School's student population of 1,562 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers94 teachers
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School Comparison

  • St. James High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of St. James High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank
1%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. James High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
7%
34%
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White
82%
52%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in St. James High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.320.42
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Graduation Rate
83%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in St. James High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHorry 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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