Strom Thurmond High School

Strom Thurmond High School serves 780 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% 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 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 780 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 780 students
Strom Thurmond High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Strom Thurmond High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 51 teachers
Strom Thurmond High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
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 0.41. 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 (1988-2014)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Strom Thurmond High School Black Students (2000-2014)
Black
53%
35%
Strom Thurmond High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
42%
52%
Strom Thurmond High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Strom Thurmond High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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 0.41
Strom Thurmond High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
54%
51%
Strom Thurmond High 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.
8%
6%
Strom Thurmond High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Edgefield 01 School District's student population of 3,422 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 51% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,576 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,926 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Edgefield 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 3,422 4,192
Edgefield 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 51% 67%
Edgefield 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $38 MM
Edgefield 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $40 MM $39 MM
Edgefield 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,576 $9,366
Edgefield 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,926 $9,666
Edgefield 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Strom Thurmond Career Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Johnston-edgefield-trenton Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is W. E. Parker Elementary School (3.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JohnstonJohnston-edgefield-trenton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 507 students
    0.3 miles
    1095 Columbia Rd
    JohnstonSC 29832
    (803)275-1997
    0.36-8507
  • JohnstonStrom Thurmond Career CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.5 miles
    17 Par Dr
    JohnstonSC 29832
    (803)275-1767
    0.59-12n/a
  • EdgefieldW. E. Parker Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    3.4 miles
    41 Crest Rd
    EdgefieldSC 29824
    (803)637-4020
    3.4PK-5495
  • JohnstonJohnston Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    4.5 miles
    514 Lee St
    JohnstonSC 29832
    (803)275-1755
    4.5PK-5311
  • TrentonDouglas Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 275 students
    5.4 miles
    215 Diggs Rd
    TrentonSC 29847
    (803)275-1752
    5.4PK-5275

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