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James F. Byrnes High School
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  • Public
  • DUNCAN, SC

Report Card

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

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James F. Byrnes High School is an above average, public school located in DUNCAN, SC. It has 2,051 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 31% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
75%
Percent Proficient - Math
31%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1160
445 responses
Average ACT
24
193 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$58,112
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$1,029
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$164,300
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 54 responses
Poll
76%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 54 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 87 responses
  • Friday night games (football, basketball)
    48%
  • Homecoming
    14%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Not favorite but it was something to do w/ friends
    9%
  • Randomly at lunch we will have fun games.
    8%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • Theater groups
    2%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,051
Free or Reduced Lunch
38%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 58 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 58 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 58 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$57,033
Teachers in First/Second Year
10.3%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 68 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 68 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 68 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$11,813 / year
National
$12,239
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 70 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 70 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 70 responses

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