Carolina Forest High School



Carolina Forest High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Carolina Forest 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
9 679
10 627
11 553
12 403

Carolina Forest High School is a public high school of the Horry 01 School District located in Myrtle Beach, SC. It has 2,262 students in grades 9th through 12th. Carolina Forest High School is the 7th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 975th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 2,262
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 113.1

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Carolina Forest High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,156
(51%)
6,309
(50%)
 Male 1,106
(49%)
6,434
(50%)

Carolina Forest High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,567
(69%)
8,523
(67%)
 Black 350
(15%)
2,520
(20%)
 Hispanic 175
(8%)
953
(7%)
 Two or More 113
(5%)
530
(4%)
 Asian 48
(2%)
153
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
41
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
23
(0%)

Carolina Forest High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,327
(59%)
6,467
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 806
(36%)
5,590
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 129
(6%)
686
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Carolina Forest High School is ranked 23rd out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Carolina Forest High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (41.3%) is slightly 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.

Carolina Forest High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1515
2006 1703
2007 1824
2008 1884
2009 1918
2010 1947
2011 1983
2012 1967
2013 2066
2014 2181
2015 2262

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.6
2006 15.3
2007 19.1
2008 18.7
2009 18.7
2010 19.5
2011 18.8
2012 19.2
2013 20.3
2014 19.9
2015 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37227722772277
2006 0.3810921902525
2007 0.39035087719298
2008 0.41932059447983
2009 0.46976016684046
2010 0.46327683615819
2011 0.4558749369642
2012 0.43823080833757
2013 0.44094869312682
2014 0.4525447042641
2015 0.41335101679929

Compare Carolina Forest High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 41.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 

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