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Waccamaw High School

Pawleys Island, SC


Waccamaw High School
2412 Kings River Road
Pawleys Island, SC  29585
Phone: 843-237-9899
Georgetown County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 837
Type: Regular School  
Waccamaw High School

Waccamaw High School


State Ranking

#20
Statewide High School Ranking: Waccamaw High School is ranked #20 out of 222 of the best high schools in South Carolina (91st percentile). Click the link to see all 222 high schools.


Overall, Waccamaw High School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Georgetown County, SC. Waccamaw High School has an enrollment of approximately 837 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 93% - Waccamaw High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 93% - Waccamaw 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 19.5 83rd 16.6
Math 19.7 74th 17.8
Reading 20.8 82nd 18.0
Science 20.3 77th 18.1
Writing 6.5 65th 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 Waccamaw 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 68.4 71.4
Algebra 1 65.3 69.4
Biology 1 83.2 75.3


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 540
Math 510
Composite Score 1050
SAT Participation Rate 69 %

Waccamaw High had an average SAT score of 1050 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #65 out of 216 SC high schools (70th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Waccamaw High was 69% 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

 34% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 34% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

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

Teacher Absentee Rate

 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 5% - 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 Waccamaw High School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Waccamaw 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
Waccamaw Elementary School 10 0.7 miles Pawleys Island, SC Regular PK-3
Waccamaw Intermediate School 8 3.8 miles Pawleys Island, SC Regular 4-6
Waccamaw Middle School 9 4.1 miles Pawleys Island, SC Regular 7-8
Plantersville Elementary School 1 8.2 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
Kensington Elementary School 4 8.9 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
Georgetown Middle School 4 9.8 miles Georgetown, SC Regular 6-8
Georgetown High School 2 10.0 miles Georgetown, SC Regular 9-12
McDonald Elementary School 2 10.6 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
Maryville Elementary School 3 11.3 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
St. James High School 8 12.6 miles Murrells Inlet, SC Regular 9-12
Browns Ferry Elementary School 1 12.8 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
Seaside Elementary School 7 13.2 miles Garden City, SC Regular PK-4
St. James Middle School 9 13.5 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 7-8
St. James Elementary School 9 13.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-4
Burgess Elementary School 9 14.9 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-4
Carvers Bay High School 3 15.3 miles Hemingway, SC Regular 9-12
Carvers Bay Middle School 2 15.3 miles Hemingway, SC Regular 6-8
Lakewood Elementary School 9 17.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Socastee Elementary School 8 18.2 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Socastee High School 9 18.3 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12