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St. James High School
  • Public
  • MURRELLS INLET, SC

Report Card

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

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St. James High School is a highly rated, public school located in MURRELLS INLET, SC. It has 1,734 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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St. James High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1170
325 responses
Average ACT
25
156 responses
AP Enrollment
22%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$50,704
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$959
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$181,500
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.
Poll
89%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 27 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 27 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 59 responses
  • Any sport games
    36%
  • Prom
    12%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Senior class trip
    10%
  • Homecoming float building and hallway decorating
    8%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Marching Band Competitions
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,734
Free or Reduced Lunch
31%
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 33 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 33 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 33 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$61,317
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.4%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 39 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 39 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 39 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
$16,072 / year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 42 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 42 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 42 responses

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