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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A minus
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B minus

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James F. Byrnes High School is an above average, public school located in Duncan, SC. It has 1,835 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 55% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.

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150 East Main Street
Duncan, SC 29334
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1150
339 responses
Average ACT
23
176 responses
AP Enrollment
16%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  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 A minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
79%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 43 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 43 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 66 responses
  • Friday night games (football, basketball)
    55%
  • Homecoming
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    11%
  • Not favorite but it was something to do w/ friends
    9%
  • Randomly at lunch we will have fun games.
    8%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Academic Team Competitions
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,835
Free or Reduced Lunch
35%
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 47 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 47 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 47 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,033
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.7%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 57 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 57 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 57 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$11,813 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 59 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 59 responses
56%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 59 responses

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