St. James Middle School

  • St. James Middle School serves 1,194 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • St. James Middle School operates within the Horry 01 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1194 students has grown by 8% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 1,194 students
St. James Middle School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % St. James Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 73 teachers
St. James Middle School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade St. James Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 16:1 16:1
St. James Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
St. James Middle School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
6%
8%
St. James Middle School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
8%
35%
St. James Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
79%
52%
St. James Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
St. James Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
5%
3%
St. James Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.37 0.42
St. James Middle School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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.
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St. James Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
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St. James Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

  • Horry 01 School District's student population of 40,669 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,243 is higher than the state average of $11,514. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,857 is higher than the state average of $11,294. The district spending/student has grown by 5% 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 (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $490 MM $40 MM
Horry 01 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $474 MM $39 MM
Horry 01 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $12,243 $11,514
Horry 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $11,857 $11,294
Horry 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  • Myrtle BeachSt. James Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 902 students
    0.1 miles
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    0.1PK-5902
  • Myrtle BeachBurgess Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 775 students
    1.9 miles
    9645 Scipio Lane
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
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  • Murrells InletSt. James High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1500 students
    2.3 miles
    10800 Highway 707
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  • Murrells InletSeaside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 644 students
    2.7 miles
    1605 Woodland Drive
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    (843)650-3490
    2.7PK-5644
  • Myrtle Beach Socastee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 738 students
    4.1 miles
    4950 Socastee Boulevard
    Myrtle BeachSC 29588
    (843)650-2606
    4.1PK-5738

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