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Loris High School

Public | 9-12 | 836 students

 

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Posted January 3, 2009

great school.... there has been a total transformation at this school in the past three years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 3, 2009

This school is even winning national awards now. Very proud of the lions!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 19, 2007

this school is a great school for anyone. love them lions. =]
—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.

196 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
88%

2010

 
 
83%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

197 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
81%
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 Students89%
Female89%
Male89%
African-American76%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White97%
Subsidized meals84%
Full-pay meals98%
Disabled53%
Not disabled96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

Math

All Students87%
Female90%
Male84%
African-American71%
Asiann/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White96%
Subsidized meals83%
Full-pay meals95%
Disabled36%
Not disabled96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English86%
Non-migrant87%
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.

89 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
71%
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.

186 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
64%
English I

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

155 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
67%

2010

 
 
73%
Mathematics for the Technologies 2

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

36 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%
Physical Science

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

223 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
65%
U.S. History

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

21 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.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
51%

2010

 
 
56%
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 51% 53%
Black 44% 36%
Hispanic 4% 6%
Two or more races 1% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 74%N/A55%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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School basics

School start time
  • 8:15
School end time
  • 3:15
School Leader's name
  • Trevor Strawderman
Special schedule
  • Block scheduling
Fax number
  • (843) 756-5331
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  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
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301 Loris Lions Rd
Loris, SC 29569
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Phone: (843) 390-6800

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