Strom Thurmond High School

  • Strom Thurmond High School serves 759 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Strom Thurmond High School operates within the Edgefield 01 School District.
  • Edgefield 01 School District's 51% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 759 students has declined by 10% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 759 students
Strom Thurmond High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Strom Thurmond High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Strom Thurmond High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Strom Thurmond High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more 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 15:1 16:1
Strom Thurmond High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Strom Thurmond High School Asian Students (2006-2008)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Strom Thurmond High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
54%
35%
Strom Thurmond High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
40%
52%
Strom Thurmond High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Strom Thurmond High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Strom Thurmond High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Strom Thurmond 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.
0.55 0.42
Strom Thurmond High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
49%
50%
Strom Thurmond High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
7%
6%
Strom Thurmond High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Edgefield 01 School District's student population of 3,979 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 51% has decreased from 91% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,573 is higher than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,485 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Edgefield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
6
Number of Students Managed 3,979 3,454
Edgefield 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 51% 66%
Edgefield 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $39 MM
Edgefield 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $38 MM
Edgefield 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,573 $11,413
Edgefield 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,485 $10,999
Edgefield 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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