Socastee High School

4900 Socastee Blvd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 | (843) 293-2513
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,443
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 4900 Socastee Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
  • Principal or Admin: Paul Browning
  • Fax: (843) 293-3393
  • Website: www.hcs.k12.sc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,443
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 84.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 740 (51.3%)
  • Females: 694 (48.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 111 (7.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 527 (36.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 638 (44.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Socastee High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.4%
Black1379.5%
Asian433.0%
Hispanic1057.3%
White1,14379.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Socastee High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade39127.1%
10th Grade40728.2%
11th Grade30521.1%
12th Grade34023.6%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 41%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:59%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 16 Years
  • Average Salary: $47,084
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Socastee High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,19925%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$52,40075%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Socastee High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 30, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I have three children who graduated from SHS, and one in 9th grade now. I have been very pleased with the caring attitude of the staff, as well as academics. The IB program is excellent.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Socastee 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

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201090.1%88.0%85.9%
200988.2%87.5%84.6%
 
Math Test
201089.3%85.5%81.7%
200983.2%85.3%79.6%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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