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Carolina Forest High School

Myrtle Beach, SC


Carolina Forest High School
700 Gardner Lacy Road
Myrtle Beach, SC  29579
Phone: 843-236-7997
Horry County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 2,268
Type: Regular School  
Carolina Forest High School

Carolina Forest High School


Metro Area Ranking

#2
Metro Area High School Ranking: Carolina Forest High School is ranked #2 out of 11 of the best high schools in Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas (82nd percentile). Cick the link to see all 11 high schools.


State Ranking

#38
Statewide High School Ranking: Carolina Forest High School is ranked #38 out of 222 of the best high schools in South Carolina (83rd percentile). Click the link to see all 222 high schools.


Overall, Carolina Forest High School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Horry County, SC. Carolina Forest High School has an enrollment of approximately 2,268 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 82% - Carolina Forest High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 82% - Carolina Forest High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools




South Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 17.9 69th 16.6
Math 18.9 64th 17.8
Reading 18.8 64th 18.0
Science 18.7 59th 18.1
Writing 6.3 58th 5.9

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina 11th grader in 2017 with the exception of those eligible for alternate assessments. The ACT scores range from 0 to 36. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Carolina Forest High stack up against those of other high schools in South Carolina.


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 71.7 71.4
Algebra 1 68.1 69.4
Biology 1 81.9 75.3


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 566
Math 560
Composite Score 1126
SAT Participation Rate 26 %

Carolina Forest High had an average SAT score of 1126 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #21 out of 216 SC high schools (90th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Carolina Forest High was 26% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 50% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 50% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 4% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 4% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Carolina Forest High School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Carolina Forest High School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Carolina Forest Elementary School 9 1.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Black Water Middle School 7 2.4 miles Conway, SC Regular 6-8
Forestbrook Elementary School 9 3.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Waccamaw Elementary School 8 3.8 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Forestbrook Middle School 9 4.3 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 6-8
Palmetto Bays Elementary School 7 4.5 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
River Oaks Elementary School 8 4.9 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Ocean Bay Middle School 9 6.0 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 6-8
South Conway Elementary School 6 6.0 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Ocean Bay Elementary School 10 6.1 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
HCS Early College High School 8 6.2 miles Conway, SC Regular 9-12
Conway Elementary School 8 6.4 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Conway Middle School 7 6.6 miles Conway, SC Regular 6-8
Socastee High School 9 6.7 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12
Socastee Elementary School 8 6.8 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Whittemore Park Middle School 3 6.9 miles Conway, SC Regular 6-8
Myrtle Beach Middle School 7 7.2 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 6-8
Myrtle Beach Elementary School 8 7.2 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 2-3
Myrtle Beach High School 7 7.4 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12
Myrtle Beach Intermediate 8 7.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 4-5