Swansea High School

  • Swansea High School serves 650 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (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 ≤20% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Swansea High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Swansea High School's student population of 650 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students650 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Swansea High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Swansea High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1063 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
9%
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Black
20%
34%
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White
68%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Swansea High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.490.62
This chart display the diversity score of Swansea High School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
72%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
63%
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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 School 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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