James F. Byrnes High School

6/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
11
Grades
9-12
Students
1,706
Type
Public
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Academics
6/10
Test scores
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Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Biology 1/Applied Biology 2
86%
State avg: 76%
US History and Government
77%
State avg: 71%
Algebra 1/Mathematics for the Technologies 2
87%
State avg: 82%
College readiness
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AP course participation
12%
State avg: 13%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
78%
State avg: 58%
Equity
Environment
Students
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White
66%
Black
21%
Hispanic
8%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
408 :1
State avg: 434 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
13%
State avg: 12%
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Neighborhood
150 East Main Street
Duncan, SC 29334
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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