Carolina Forest High School

700 Gardner Lacy Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 | (843) 236-7997
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,958
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 700 Gardner Lacy Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
  • Principal or Admin: Velna Allen
  • Fax: (843) 236-7500
  • Website:
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,958
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 102.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 978 (49.9%)
  • Females: 940 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 162 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 739 (37.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 901 (46.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Carolina Forest High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian251.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Carolina Forest High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade58329.8%
10th Grade52026.6%
11th Grade47724.4%
12th Grade37819.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 37%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:63%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $46,181
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Carolina Forest High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$36,09926%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$50,02674%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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1 review for Carolina Forest High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Great School with loving teachers.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Carolina Forest High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on HSAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math

HSAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

English Language Arts Test
Math Test
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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