500 East First Street
Swansea, SC 29160
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Swansea High School serves 651 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is <50% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 651 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Swansea High School's student population of 651 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Swansea High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
<50%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Swansea High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Swansea High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
17%
11%
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Black
21%
33%
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White
58%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Swansea High School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
80%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Swansea High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
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 District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while <50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 45% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Swansea High School?

The graduation rate of Swansea High School is 80%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend Swansea High School?

651 students attend Swansea High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

58% of Swansea High School students are White, 21% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Swansea High School?

Swansea High School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Swansea High School offer ?

Swansea High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 651 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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