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Greenwood High School

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Posted September 16, 2009

Greenwood High School is a great school. The faculty really cares about the students and some of the best students go there. It is a caring school, donating money, time, and stuff to lots of charities in the Greenwood community.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 18, 2007

I have nothing but praise for GHS. I went there from 1975-1978 Ms. GHS, Outstanding Senior, girl Track,. My daughter graduated there in 1998, son graduated in 2002. Now my 14 year old is starting there this year. I would not have it any other way. Gwen Witt Thomas
—Submitted by a parent


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 91% in 2013.

429 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
85%

2010

 
 
89%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

430 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % level 2, 3, or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the High School Assessment Program (HSAP) to test grade 10 students in English/Language Arts and Math. The HSAP is a high school graduation requirement. The HSAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 2.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

All Students93%
Female96%
Male91%
African-American91%
Asiann/a
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Subsidized meals88%
Full-pay meals99%
Disabled70%
Not disabled95%
English language learners84%
Proficient in English94%
Not migrant93%

Math

All Students86%
Female85%
Male87%
African-American79%
Asiann/a
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized meals77%
Full-pay meals96%
Disabled42%
Not disabled90%
English language learners77%
Proficient in English87%
Not migrant86%
Scale: % level 2, 3, or 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the High School Assessment Program (HSAP) to test grade 10 students in English/Language Arts and Math. The HSAP is a high school graduation requirement. The HSAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 2.

The different student groups are identified by the South Carolina Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 86% in 2013.

234 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
76%

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
83%
Applied Biology

The state average for Applied Biology was 55% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Biology I

The state average for Biology I was 80% in 2013.

522 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
69%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
68%
English I

The state average for English I was 77% in 2013.

307 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
61%
Mathematics for the Technologies 2

The state average for Mathematics for the Technologies 2 was 67% in 2013.

120 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
51%
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 60% in 2011.

106 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
25%

2010

 
 
49%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 95% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 57% in 2013.

394 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
47%

2010

 
 
39%
Scale: %D, C, B, A

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the End-of-Course Examination Program (EOCEP) to test middle and high school students in Algebra I, Mathematics for the Technologies II, Biology I, English I, US History, and US History and Government. The EOCEP provides tests in high school core courses and for courses taken in middle school for high school credit. The EOCEP is a standards-based test program, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score a C or above.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 46% 53%
Black 44% 36%
Hispanic 9% 7%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1% 1%
Two or more races 1% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 53%N/A57%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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1816 Cokesbury Rd
Greenwood, SC 29649
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