Waccamaw High School



Waccamaw High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Waccamaw 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
9 216
10 215
11 201
12 145

Waccamaw High School is a public high school of the Georgetown 01 School District located in Pawleys Island, SC. It has 777 students in grades 9th through 12th. Waccamaw High School is the 119th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 7,470th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.8 to 1.

Total Students: 777
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.1

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Waccamaw High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 402
(52%)
1,475
(47%)
 Male 375
(48%)
1,641
(53%)

Waccamaw High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 576
(74%)
1,704
(55%)
 Black 159
(20%)
1,274
(41%)
 Hispanic 22
(3%)
88
(3%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
24
(1%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Waccamaw High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 555
(71%)
1,392
(45%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 191
(25%)
1,520
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(4%)
204
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Waccamaw High School is ranked 186th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Waccamaw High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (28.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

Waccamaw High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 655
2006 718
2007 732
2008 771
2009 779
2010 799
2011 799
2012 777

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 13.9
2007 16.3
2008 18.4
2009 17.3
2010 17.8
2011 16.3
2012 15.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20152671755725
2006 0.1908077994429
2007 0.20765027322404
2008 0.10894941634241
2009 0.23620025673941
2010 0.30913642052566
2011 0.33667083854819
2012 0.28571428571429

Compare Waccamaw High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,580.0% 15.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 28.6%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 

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Waccamaw High School
Pawleys Island, SC
Public 09 - 12 777 15.8:1  
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