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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
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  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
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  10. Resources & Facilities
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James Byrnes Freshman Academy is a highly rated, public school located in Duncan, SC. It has 631 students in grade 9 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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100 Rowe Street
Duncan, SC 29334
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
92%
Average Graduation Rate
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Average SAT
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Average ACT
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AP Enrollment
10%

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Living in the Area

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  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$45,036
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$834
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$121,600
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 3 responses
  • Orchestra concerts
    67%
  • Leaving school when the bell rings
    33%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
631
Free or Reduced Lunch
41%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,033
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.9%
33%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 3 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 3 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,813 / year
National
$12,239
33%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 3 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 3 responses
0%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 3 responses

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