St. James Middle School

9775 St James Rd, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588 | (843) 650-5543
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,051
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4.5 out of 5 | 6 Reviews
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 9775 St. James Road, Myrtle Beach, SC 29588
  • Principal or Admin: Dwight Boykin
  • Fax: (843) 650-5610
  • Website: www.hcs.k12.sc.us
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: 1,051
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 67.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 515 (49.0%)
  • Females: 529 (50.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 52 (4.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 395 (37.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 447 (42.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
St. James Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.10%
Black1019.6%
Asian171.6%
Hispanic393.7%
White88684.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For St. James Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade34733.0%
7th Grade34232.5%
8th Grade36234.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 52%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:48%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $45,386
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
St. James Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,89728%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$49,83872%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 4.5

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6 reviews for St. James Middle School

  • Reviewed by Student on April 11, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i will soon be attending this school ann from my research it is the best yet!!!
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 13, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Absolutely love SJM. I will remember my middle school experince forever:)
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 31, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • school football coaches need to learn integrity and honor before the can coach . This staff practice the old its who you know method of making the team and not the best qualified: case in point coaches son makes team instead of the more qualified individual

Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that St. James Middle School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on PASS state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

PASS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201047.8%60.8%64.7%
200960.2%66.2%68.0%
 
Math Test
201083.1%75.4%70.3%
200981.6%76.5%70.3%
 
Science Test
201069.8%63.8%60.9%
200977.4%65.6%63.9%
 
Social Studies Test
201093.5%81.3%79.4%
200988.5%80.9%79.6%
 
Writing Test
201086.7%74.7%71.9%
200983.4%75.4%70.3%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201052.6%61.8%63.3%
200959.5%66.4%69.4%
 
Math Test
201082.6%70.1%67.0%
200981.2%72.2%69.5%
 
Science Test
201085.8%77.2%73.3%
200975.6%74.3%71.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201079.0%64.5%62.0%
200972.2%60.0%60.3%
 
Writing Test
201084.7%73.9%69.7%
200979.4%72.7%70.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201057.8%64.4%66.7%
200954.0%65.7%71.4%
 
Math Test
201074.0%67.8%63.4%
200978.7%70.9%62.6%
 
Science Test
201079.8%70.3%67.7%
200974.7%70.4%62.3%
 
Social Studies Test
201076.8%69.5%68.8%
200984.7%73.9%69.6%
 
Writing Test
201081.0%73.3%71.9%
200985.7%75.6%68.1%
 
Source: SC Department of Education 2009-2010

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