Wade Hampton High School

  • Wade Hampton High School serves 1,741 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher 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 78% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 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 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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 1,741 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wade Hampton High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wade Hampton High School is 0.60, 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)#25 out of 1142 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
4%
2%
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Hispanic
16%
9%
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Black
18%
34%
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White
59%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.600.62
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Graduation Rate
97%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Wade Hampton High School is Next High School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Greenville Next High School Charter School
    Grades: 6-12 | 347 students
    0.3 miles
    2000 Wade Hampton Boulevard
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)214-6398
    0.3 6-12 347
  • Greenville Lake Forest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 839 students
    0.8 miles
    16 Berkshire Avenue
    Greenville, SC 29615
    (864)355-4000
    0.8 PK-5 839
  • Greenville League Academy Magnet School
    Grades: 6-8 | 825 students
    0.9 miles
    125 Twin Lake Drive
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864)355-8100
    0.9 6-8 825
  • Greenville Meyers Center For Special Children Charter School
    Grades: PK-2 | 65 students
    1.1 miles
    1132 Rutherford Road
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864)250-0005
    1.1 PK-2 65
  • Greenville Sevier Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 744 students
    1.6 miles
    1000 Piedmont Park Road
    Greenville, SC 29609
    (864)355-8200
    1.6 6-8 744

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