Waccamaw Middle School

  • Waccamaw Middle School serves 412 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Waccamaw Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

School Overview

  • Waccamaw Middle School's student population of 412 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students412 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Waccamaw Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Waccamaw Middle School is 0.41, 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 Testing Rank#358 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
9%
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Black
16%
34%
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White
75%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.410.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGeorgetown 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pawleys Island Waccamaw Intermediate
    Grades: 4-6 | 526 students
    0.1 miles
    320 Wildcat Way
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 237-7071
    0.1 4-6 526
  • Pawleys Island Coastal Montessori Charter Charter School
    Grades: 1-8 | 245 students
    0.3 miles
    247 Wildcat Way
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 235-0413
    0.3 1-8 245
  • Pawleys Island Waccamaw Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 547 students
    3.3 miles
    1364 Waverly Road
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 237-4233
    3.3 PK-3 547
  • Pawleys Island Waccamaw High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 859 students
    3.7 miles
    2412 Kings River Road
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585
    (843) 237-9899
    3.7 9-12 859
  • Georgetown Plantersville Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 108 students
    6.9 miles
    1668 Exodus Drive
    Georgetown, SC 29440
    (843) 546-8453
    6.9 PK-5 108

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