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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: 855
Type: Regular School  
Waccamaw High School

Waccamaw High School


State Ranking

#26
Statewide High School Ranking: Waccamaw High School is ranked #26 out of 219 of the best high schools in South Carolina (88th percentile). Click the link to see all 219 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 855 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 23% - Waccamaw High School
 19% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 23% - Waccamaw High School
 19% - 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 19.7 81st 17.3
Math 19.6 71st 18.2
Reading 20.8 77th 18.6
Science 20.3 72nd 18.5

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina senior in 2018 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 68.2 74.4
Algebra 1 62.5 68.4
Biology 1 74.9 69.5


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 563
Math 532
Composite Score 1095
SAT Participation Rate 74 %

Waccamaw High had an average SAT score of 1095 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #33 out of 216 SC high schools (85th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Waccamaw High was 74% 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

 35% - This School
 67% - State Median (all schools)
 35% - This School
 67% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2017-2018 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 8 4.1 miles Pawleys Island, SC Regular 7-8
Kensington Elementary School 4 8.9 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
Georgetown Middle School 3 9.8 miles Georgetown, SC Regular 6-8
Georgetown High School 3 10.0 miles Georgetown, SC Regular 9-12
McDonald Elementary School 1 10.6 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
Maryville Elementary School 3 11.3 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
St. James High School 9 12.6 miles Murrells Inlet, SC Regular 9-12
Browns Ferry Elementary School 2 12.8 miles Georgetown, SC Regular PK-5
Seaside Elementary School 8 13.2 miles Garden City, SC Regular PK-5
St. James Middle School 9 13.5 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 6-8
St. James Elementary School 9 13.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Burgess Elementary School 9 14.9 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
St. James Intermediate School 8 15.0 miles Myrtle Beach, SC 4-5
Carvers Bay Middle School 2 15.3 miles Hemingway, SC Regular 6-8
Carvers Bay High School 2 15.3 miles Hemingway, SC Regular 9-12
Socastee Middle School 10 15.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC 6-8
Lakewood Elementary School 9 17.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Socastee Elementary School 7 18.2 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5