Swansea High Freshman Academy

  • Swansea High Freshman Academy serves 216 students in grades 9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Swansea High Freshman Academy's student population of 216 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9
Total Students216 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Swansea High Freshman Academy's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Swansea High Freshman Academy is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#286 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
43%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
8%
9%
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Black
22%
34%
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White
66%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Swansea High Freshman Academy and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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 Swansea High Freshman Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.510.43
This chart display the diversity score of Swansea High Freshman Academy and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Swansea High Freshman Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 04 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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