Wilson High School

  • Wilson High School serves 1,224 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (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 64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Wilson High School's student population of 1,224 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,224 students
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Total Classroom Teachers83 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wilson High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wilson High School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#208 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wilson 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
66%
34%
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White
25%
51%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilson High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.500.43
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Graduation Rate
83%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wilson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFlorence 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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