Details overview

Hours 7:40 AM - 2:40 PM
School leader Elizabeth Selander

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code None

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Accelerated credit learning
Core Knowledge
Direct instruction
Gifted / High performing
Hybrid / Blended learning
Honors track
Individually guided instruction
Multi-aged classrooms
Standards-based

Classes

3
Visual Arts
including: Painting
1
Music
including: Choir / Chorus
0
Languages
Music Choir / Chorus
Performing & written arts None
Media arts None
Visual arts Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Sculpture
World languages taught None

Support

10
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Playground
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Counseling
Differentiated learning programs
Mentoring
Remediation
Specialized programs for specific types of special education students Autism
Cognitive disability
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Deafness
Multiple disabilities
Orthopedic impairments
Other health impairment
Specific learning disabilities
Speech and language impairments
Visual impairment, including blindness
Developmental delay
Level of special education programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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School cultural diversity1

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 89% 53%
Hispanic 3% 7%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Black 2% 36%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 47% 49%
Male 53% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 49% 57%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

4
Clubs
including: Special Olympics
Boys sports (misc.) Junior Lifeguard for 5th grade
Girls sports (misc.) Junior Guard for 5th grade stu
Clubs Community service
Recycling club
Special Olympics
Student council / government
Clubs (misc.) Student Council
  Safety Patrol
  Spirit Team
Extended care / Extended programs After
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Students typically continue on to these schools St. James Middle School

Awards

Academic award Palmetto Gold Award
Year received 2014
Academic award Palmetto Gold Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Palmetto Gold Award
Year received 2012

Teachers

14
Staff
including: Coach(es)
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Behavioral health specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Gifted Specialist
Coach(es)
Librarian / media specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
School psychologist
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff None

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) District buses provided
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Horry County Police
  South Atlantic Bank
  First Federal Bank
  Surfside Rotary Club

Enrollment

Learn more Www.sse.horrycountyschools.net
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 700
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 700
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012