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Palmetto Academy Of Learning And Success Charter

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Posted April 28, 2014

The school has AMAZING teachers. However, most teachers are dedicated to their job and therefore good teachers can be found at any school. Unfortunately, the administration is abysmal. They seriously lack personal skills and speak down to others. They seem to pride themselves on how rude they can be as they power trip their way through the year. It seems as though there is a serious lack of communication in the school and teachers and administration are not on the same page. Last minute seems to be the way of things, which is highly unprofessional. Administration does not seem to plan more than a day or two ahead (and sometimes not even that far!), which is a real headache. Another commenter mentioned sweets. It does seem as though any celebration revolves around unhealthy foods being engorged, and it doesn't help that the over-sized principal has openly stated her disregard for physical education... Once again, thank god for the fantastic teaching staff!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2014

Overall we are pleased with PALS. I love the small class size and the family feel. My daughter absolutely loves it there! There are only a few things that we are not satisfied with. I feel that there is lack of communication among the staff. Sometimes we receive conflicting information about events, or are not aware of changes of schedules. The front office is not well organized as it could be, and sometimes unprofessional. Also, field trips seem to be scheduled short notice with funds needed immediately, which can be challenge if you are on a budget.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 16, 2014

This school is a charter school in Horry County School district. While the school district has several fantastic schools, the district is large (over 40,000 students) and sometimes there are issues that arise from a student body that large. PALS provides a small school atmosphere and great class sizes. There are two classes per grade and no more than 18 students per class. Parents are expected to be involved with their student, and there are many activities that allow parents to get involved with the school. Field trips are common, and there are many fundraisers, get-togethers, and after-school programs. Uniforms are worn by all students and the administration is strict on conforming to the dress code. I have two students in the school, both in elementary grades, and we've been very pleased with the academics and the support the students receive. There is also a full-day gifted and talented pull out program for those who qualify, and this provides quality enrichment activities for high-flying students. The administration is supportive, easy to talk to, and willing to listen, but will not be pushed around by parents, which I think is a plus. We could not be happier.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 27, 2013

My children love it here. There are only 18 children per class. The school is in a brand new building off of a two-lane road that runs adjacent to a major highway. Local traffic can be aggressive and downright frightening during drop-off and pick-up. I live ten minutes away, but have to leave at least 30 minutes before school is out to avoid waiting in line on the road. There are multiple after-school clubs for children of all grades to join such as robotics, legos, dance, and soccer. Technology, music, and art classes begin as early as kindergarten. PALS doesn't have a wellness policy and believes that it's your job as a parent to make your child so iron-willed that they can say no to a cupcake. Candy rewards are given to children as early as 8 am. Pastries and cookies are given for accumulating good behavior points and sometimes just for showing up to class. Foods brought in by other parents to celebrate birthdays are provided to all children in the class during lunch. Expect your child to throw away lunch that day. Most school events and celebrations seem to be centered around foods of minimal nutrition and sugary beverages.
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 80% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

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The state average for Science was 61% in 2013.

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The state average for Social Studies was 75% in 2013.

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17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 78% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

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The state average for Science was 74% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 77% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
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94%

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Math

The state average for Math was 76% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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75%

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Science

The state average for Science was 72% in 2013.

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The state average for Social Studies was 70% in 2013.

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The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

17 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
100%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 74% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 66% in 2013.

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The state average for Social Studies was 78% in 2013.

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Writing

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 71% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Math

The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
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2010

 
 
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Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
89%

2012

 
 
87%

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Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 69% in 2013.

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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73%

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Writing

18 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

The state average for English/Language Arts was 70% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
n/a

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Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

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70%

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Science

The state average for Science was 75% in 2013.

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The state average for Social Studies was 71% in 2013.

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Writing

The state average for Writing was 74% in 2013.

14 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
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Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

Source: South Carolina Department of Education

English/Language Arts

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Non-migrant94%

Math

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Non-migrant88%

Science

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Writing

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Full-pay meals93%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

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

English/Language Arts

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Full-pay meals100%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%

Math

All Students100%
Female100%
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Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%

Science

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Female100%
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Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%

Social Studies

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Female100%
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Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%

Writing

All Students100%
Female100%
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals100%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

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

English/Language Arts

All Students77%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant77%

Math

All Students82%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%

Science

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Social Studies

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Writing

All Students94%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White100%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English94%
Non-migrant94%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

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

English/Language Arts

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Male100%
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White100%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals100%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%

Math

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Male91%
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals82%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

Science

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Social Studies

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Writing

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Male82%
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White82%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals82%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled94%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

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

English/Language Arts

All Students95%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White93%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals100%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English95%
Non-migrant95%

Math

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals82%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

Science

All Students89%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals91%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled89%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English89%
Non-migrant89%

Social Studies

All Students83%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White86%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals91%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English83%
Non-migrant83%

Writing

All Students100%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
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American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay meals100%
Disabledn/a
Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English100%
Non-migrant100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

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

English/Language Arts

All Students92%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
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Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled92%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Non-migrant92%

Math

All Students85%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African-Americann/a
Asiann/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
American Indian/Alaskan Nativen/a
White91%
Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay mealsn/a
Disabledn/a
Not disabled83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English85%
Non-migrant85%

Science

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Writing

All Students93%
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Malen/a
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Subsidized mealsn/a
Full-pay mealsn/a
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Not disabled100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English93%
Non-migrant93%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in Writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS 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 the state standard.

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.

19 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
42%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
63%

2010

 
 
n/a
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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
English I

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

12 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
100%

2010

 
 
n/a
Mathematics for the Technologies 2

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

2013

 
 
n/a
Physical Science

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

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
U.S. History

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

2013

 
 
n/a
U.S. History and Government

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

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
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 83% 53%
Black 6% 36%
Two or more races 6% 3%
Hispanic 5% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
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 20%N/A57%
Female 52%N/A49%
Male 48%N/A51%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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3530 Pampas Dr
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Phone: (843) 492-7400

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