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Bennettsville, SC
Students enrolled: 1,185
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951 Fayetteville Ave Extens
Bennettsville, SC 29512

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(843) 479-5900
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October 21, 2014
It does not give the children the discipline needed to function in other collegiate level schools outside of its district. They are very poor when it comes to scholarship information, with the exception of one guidance counselor. These graduates are in for a rude awakening come freshman year of college, if they make it that far! Good students are not pushed to be great students!!

- submitted by a parent

May 30, 2013
Marlboro county is the third school i have been to in my life. I have been to one of the top 10 best schools in South Carolina. And Marlboro is one of the most funnest and social school i have ever been at. The teachers are cool and they really don't make school boring, like most schools. I like the students and most of the teachers. this school can improve by cracking down on the students studies. Other then that if you want your child to have a REAL high school experience then this is a good school to teach them.

- submitted by a student

April 07, 2011
Most of the review here that have a five stars, they much be someone in that school wrote it, sure they might got a "great" football program, WHO CARES. The things that it need to focus on is the students greats not how we can beat the other football team. And let's be real here not everyone that plays football will get a scholarship, school should prepare the student for the future and I feel that this school is totally fail to do so. Most of the staff that working there is not even a qualify teacher, and those that they are qualify are very few. And the reason that they don't have many qualify teacher is the kids run them out of here, with their bad manners and don't show any respect for their teacher. But until the parents and the school can work together to try to get the kids to act straight. Marbolo county school is not going to come out of the bottom.

- submitted by a community member

March 30, 2011
Marlboro County High School is a great school. They have a wonderful principal in Mr. Bowen. He cares about the students and wants to see succeed in life. Teachers are great also and I think the school system would be crazy to do any changes at this school.

- submitted by a community member

January 14, 2011
Sports does appear to take precedence over academics in the county; however, it is the fans who are parents of MCHS students supporting athletics. Parents should be just as involved in their children education as they they are in following athletic teams across the state. I have been involved in my child's education since beginning Pre-K in the county who is now a senior. With the school doing what they can, (which is not everything ), me picking up where they left off, my child has excelled and has a promising future with the scores to prove it. grades alone is not enough. Improved integrity and commitment on the parts of both students and educators would be most beneficial, in my opinion, to the perception of MCHS. I have had the opportunity to partner with some great ambassadors in the education of my child. The flip side of that is... Education is not everyone's calling. And finally, all organization sponsors should assure that the behavior and actions of their group does not defame the school in any way.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 25, 2010
I think the athletic department is very good. Many of the teams have won championships. The coaches do an excellent job teaching character and discipline

- submitted by a parent

February 09, 2010
I have read many of the reviews on this site. I disagree with many about the direction of the school. There are many good things happening in this school. The athletic program and the JROTC program are the strongest programs in the school. The reason they are so strong is because of the leadership in these programs. The JROTC and the athletic program have both won many awards and championships. The football team alone has produced over 85 athletic scholarships in the last 10 years. I would say that is more than the rest of the student body during the same time. All the sports have won championships and had many playoff appearances. I hope the school continues to row and move forward

- submitted by a parent

December 27, 2009
Marlboro County High School has made great improvements over the past three years under the new administration. The school is focused on the needs of all students. There is now a greater emphasis on empowering students, improving technology, increasing the number of college classes offered, and preparing students for life after high school. I see this school being one of the best in the next three years.

- submitted by a community member

October 16, 2009
I think that Marlboro County High is a great school to go to. Only sometimes the students might get out of controll at sometime. But u have to realize that some students cant be like others.Because for one some students doesnt have as much focus as other students do. There might be a 60% chance that some students cant learn as fast as others can. So its best not for people to judge students just because they not as smart as others. They might be smart in 2 or 3 subjects. And they might be week in some subjects.

- submitted by a student

September 06, 2009
This school is terrible! The school is !00% about sports(mainly football). I would say less than 10 teachers actually seem qualified. I seriously think I would be able to teach students more than they do! I'm so worried about being accepted into a good university considering the fact that I come from one of the worst schools in the country! I moved here from GA and its like going from high school to pre-school. This school is horrible!!!

- submitted by a student
no rating
August 17, 2009
I think this school has alot of parential for our young generation.But this school like so many others can still offer more to our childrens education.And for those that want to go for an education and to begin in the workforce.

- submitted by a parent

April 01, 2009
And also to add on to my other review, Marlboro County is quite advanced. Once I moved to Columbia I was slowed by their system. I think the reason why our scores are low her is because we are so advanced. Yes, I was an honor student here and I was so far ahead they had to move me to a higher grade and the work is still easier. I was proud to say that my school was more advanced than Spring Valley. Even though Spring Valley is palmetto's finest, the students are no where near as intelligent as our students from Marlboro County. Like I said before Marlboro County is a wonderful school just upgrade on the teachers and the scores should truly improve.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 08, 2007
The other post are crazy. The JROTC is great, but how many students participate in that department out of the school enrollment. The educational scores speak for themselves. The scores are low and the education from this school will only harm the potiental for further education (college). There are a few great teachers but overall the courses don't challenge the students and the school is only built around sports programs. Good luck finding opportunites from a community that doesn't want to improve itself much less it's school.

- submitted by a student

August 11, 2006
Many teachers leave a lot to be desired and those overshadow the handful of excellent teachers. Administration appears to want the best for the school, but I have yet to see the fruits of any labor. With the exception of JROTC, academic programs and extracurricular programs leave our children unprepared for higher education. Football seems to be the biggest concern. This school has so much potential, but until the right people get motivated and involved, the students and community will continue to suffer.

- submitted by a student

September 14, 2004
Marlboro County High School has made GREAT strides over the past 2-3 threes with regard to providing students with educational opportunities. As with most organizations, leadership is the key and the Marlboro District seems to have the proper people now in place for continued improvement.

- submitted by a parent

September 01, 2004
The Army JROTC Department at Marlboro County High School has been designated as one of the best in the nation being named an Honor Unit with Distinction for the past 9 years. For the past few years, 600 students out of 1500 enrolled in the school have had the opportunity to participate in one of the nation's best proven citizenship, leaderhsip, and character producing programs. Over the past few years, two of the JROTC instructors have been selected as MCHS Teachers of the Year and last year the Senior Army Instructor has been selected as the National JROTC Instructor of the year. The skills that the cadets learn are deemed 'Training for Life' skills. As a result of JROTC service learning projects in voter registration, Managing Pressures Before Marriage, and American Red Coss Blood Drives, MCHS has won three national character education awards during the past three years.

- submitted by a teacher

August 24, 2004
Unmeasurable learning potential available at Marlboro County High School. One of the best schools in the area. Providing the skills for all students to excel in the future.

- submitted by a parent
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Marlboro County High School
951 Fayetteville Ave Extens, Bennettsville, SC  29512
(843) 479-5900
Last modified Marlboro County High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Marlboro County High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top