PROFICIENCY 30% 35% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%Orangeburg 05
46%South Carolina

Bethune-bowman Middle/high is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "Orangeburg 05" in Rowesville, SC. There are a total of 353 students and 22 teachers at Bethune-bowman Middle/high, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 350 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Bethune-bowman Middle/high has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 30.0%, which is 35% lower than the South Carolina average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch350
Reduced lunch0


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment9
Taking some courses9
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses4

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 Bethune-bowman Middle/high, there are a total of 9 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 9 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School70-79%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School60-69%

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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Bethune-bowman Middle/high race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictSouth CarolinaNational
Caucasian 8.8% 8.1% 52.7% 51.1%
African American 86.6% 88.2% 34.8% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.9% 1.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.6% 2.3% 7.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.1% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.0% 0.2% 3.0% 3.1%

Rowesville demographics profile

StatisticRowesvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,49714891
Median age28.338.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%56%55%
Speak English93%93%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%

Education level achieved in Rowesville

IndexRowesvilleSouth CarolinaNational
Completed 8th grade84.5%83.0%84.3%
Completed high school83.3%81.6%83.0%
Completed some college61.2%56.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree37.3%35.6%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.6%26.5%30.3%
Completed masters10.2%9.6%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.2%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.6%1.1%1.3%
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