Academic Magnet High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#10
College Readiness Index
100.0
Math Proficiency
4.0
English Proficiency
4.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 610 Students
  • 40 Teachers

Academic Magnet High School
1525 AVE B SOUTH
NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29405

Phone: (843) 746-1300

District: Charleston County School District

Overview

Academic Magnet High School aims to "challenge each student, teacher and parent with high academic expectations." All courses offered at Academic Magnet High School are either honors or Advanced Placement courses, and every student completes a yearlong independent research project. Students' work has been published in multiple academic and professional journals. The school’s new campus keeps students connected with Wi-Fi access in the cafeteria, a media center and three computer labs.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#10
State Rank
#1
Magnet Rank
#2
STEM Rank
#166

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 610
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 20%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 7%
Full-Time Teachers 40

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 100%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 100.0

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 15
Total Students 13,069
Proficient in English (district average) 54%
Proficient in Math (district average) 45%
College Readiness (district average) 17.3

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