Wilson High School

  • Wilson High School serves 1,136 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Wilson High School operates within the Florence 01 School District.
  • Florence 01 School District's 68% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1136 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,136 students
Wilson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Wilson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Wilson High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Wilson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 16:1
Wilson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
6%
1%
Wilson High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Wilson High School Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
64%
35%
Wilson High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
26%
52%
Wilson High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Wilson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Wilson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Wilson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.42
Wilson High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
56%
50%
Wilson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Wilson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Florence 01 School District's student population of 16,433 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,664 in this district is less than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,284 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Florence 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
6
Number of Students Managed 16,433 3,454
Florence 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 66%
Florence 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $39 MM
Florence 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $184 MM $38 MM
Florence 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,664 $11,413
Florence 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,284 $10,999
Florence 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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  • FlorenceAlfred Rush Academy
    Grades: PK-KG | 191 students
    0.8 miles
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    FlorenceSC 29506
    (843)664-4156
    0.8PK-KG191
  • FlorenceHenry Timrod Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 426 students
    0.9 miles
    1901 East Old Marion Highway
    FlorenceSC 29506
    (843)664-8454
    0.9KG-6426
  • FlorenceNorth Vista Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 668 students
    2.1 miles
    1100 North Irby Street
    FlorenceSC 29501
    (843)664-8159
    2.1PK-6668
  • FlorenceWilliams Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 696 students
    2.1 miles
    1119 North Irby Street
    FlorenceSC 29501
    (843)664-8162
    2.17-8696
  • FlorenceTheodore Lester Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 472 students
    2.3 miles
    3501 East Palmetto Street
    FlorenceSC 29506
    (843)664-8459
    2.3PK-6472

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5  10/27/2014
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