PROFICIENCY 88% 90% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
50%Richland 02
46%South Carolina

Blythewood High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Richland 02" in Blythewood, SC. There are a total of 1,824 students and 107 teachers at Blythewood High, for a student to teacher ratio of 17 to 1. There are a total of 347 free lunch students and 143 reduced lunch students.

Blythewood High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 88.0%, which is 90% higher than the South Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio17:1
Free lunch347
Reduced lunch143


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment203
Taking some courses203
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses142
Passing no courses55

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Blythewood High, there are a total of 203 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 203 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School90%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School86%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Blythewood High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 48.1% 27.1% 52.7% 51.1%
African American 45.5% 59.4% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 2.8% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 2.9% 7.2% 7.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.0% 3.1% 3.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Bethel-hanberry Elementary56%0.6Blythewood, SC
Muller Road Middle School35%1.5Blythewood, SC
Langford Elementary45%1.7Blythewood, SC
Round Top Elementary65%2.4Blythewood, SC
Blythewood Middle School51%2.8Blythewood, SC
Westwood High76%3.0Blythewood, SC
Lake Carolina Elementary Upper Campus67%4.4Blythewood, SC
Kelly Mill Middle School39%5.3Blythewood, SC
Geiger Elementary35%6.5Ridgeway, SC
Windsor Elementary34%8.8Dentsville, SC
E. L. Wright Middle School43%9.1Dentsville, SC
Joseph Keels Elementary28%9.1Dentsville, SC

Blythewood demographics profile

StatisticBlythewoodSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)24614891
Median age40.738.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%56%55%
Speak English96%93%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Education level achieved in Blythewood

IndexBlythewoodSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade90.6%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school90.6%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college66.9%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree52.1%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.4%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters16.7%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.3%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.1%1.3%
Source: The Blythewood High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.