Academic Magnet High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#16
College Readiness Index
99.4
Math Proficiency
4.0
English Proficiency
3.9
Student/Teacher Ratio
15:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 618 Students
  • 41 Teachers

Academic Magnet High School
5109A WEST ENTERPRISE ST
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. Students can stay connected with Wi-Fi access in the cafeteria and three computer labs.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#16
State Rank
#1
Magnet Rank
#6
STEM Rank
#128

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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 618
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 18%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 5%
Full-Time Teachers 41

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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 99.4

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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 14
Total Students 12,792
Proficient in English (district average) 56%
Proficient in Math (district average) 51%
College Readiness (district average) 21.3

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Nearby Schools

Academic Magnet High School is 1 of 14 schools in the Charleston County School District.

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