Wade Hampton High School

  • Wade Hampton High School serves 1,724 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 84% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Wade Hampton High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

Top Placements

Wade Hampton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Wade Hampton High School's student population of 1,724 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 90 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,724 students
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Total Classroom Teachers90 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wade Hampton High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wade Hampton High School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank
2%
32%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
19%
34%
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White
61%
52%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.580.42
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville Next High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-10 | 137 students
    0.3 miles
    2000 Wade Hampton Boulevard
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)214-6398
    0.3 9-10 137
  • Greenville Lake Forest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 852 students
    0.8 miles
    16 Berkshire Avenue
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)355-4000
    0.8 PK-5 852
  • Greenville League Academy Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 793 students
    0.9 miles
    125 Twin Lake Drive
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864)355-8100
    0.9 6-8 793
  • Greenville Meyer Center For Special Children Special Education School
    Charter School
    Grades: PK-K | 50 students
    1.1 miles
    1132 Rutherford Road
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864)250-0005
    1.1 PK-K 50
  • Greenville Sevier Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 700 students
    1.6 miles
    1000 Piedmont Park Road
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864)355-8200
    1.6 6-8 700

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