St. James High School



St. James High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

St. James High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 442
10 439
11 370
12 311

St. James High School is a public high school of the Horry 01 School District located in Murrells Inlet, SC. It has 1,562 students in grades 9th through 12th. St. James High School is the 46th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 3,103rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,562
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.5

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St. James High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 797
(51%)
6,309
(50%)
 Male 765
(49%)
6,434
(50%)

St. James High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,268
(81%)
8,523
(67%)
 Black 109
(7%)
2,520
(20%)
 Hispanic 83
(5%)
953
(7%)
 Two or More 75
(5%)
530
(4%)
 Asian 18
(1%)
153
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
23
(0%)

St. James High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,014
(65%)
6,467
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 487
(31%)
5,590
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(4%)
686
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

St. James High School is ranked 97th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of St. James High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.1%) is lower than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

St. James High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1175
2006 1248
2007 1306
2008 1355
2009 1336
2010 1375
2011 1338
2012 1400
2013 1435
2014 1500
2015 1562

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.4
2006 12.9
2007 18.3
2008 19
2009 16.9
2010 19
2011 17.5
2012 17.2
2013 19
2014 17.5
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33446808510638
2006 0.34455128205128
2007 0.3468606431853
2008 0.37933579335793
2009 0.39895209580838
2010 0.38690909090909
2011 0.44394618834081
2012 0.41428571428571
2013 0.39024390243902
2014 0.40733333333333
2015 0.35083226632522

Compare St. James High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,562 16.7:1  
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