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  • National Recognition

    US News and World Report America’s Best High Schools
    Ranked 18th in South Carolina



    Enrollment and School Theme

    Total Enrollment: 2463 CFHS Campus: 2217
    Theme: Smile & Move  #smove



    AP Enrollment

    Carolina Forest High School had 490 students tested in 2017-18 with 689 exams completed. This is the largest enrollment in Horry County Schools.



    AP (Advanced Placement) Scores

    72% of the AP (Advanced Placement) exams taken at Carolina Forest High School in 2017-18 had scores of 3-5. 13 of the 21 courses tested were above the national average. Five courses with 100% passage rate. CFHS is offering 23 courses for the 2018-19 school year.



    Graduation Rate

    Carolina Forest High School had a great increase in the 4-year graduation rate in 2016-17. The graduation rate was 83% with 525 students graduating.




    In 2017-18, Carolina Forest High School had an EOC Pass Rate of 78% overall average and above the state average.




    483 students were administered the WINN Exam.

    Platinum: 10 Gold: 39  Silver: 304  Bronze: 68



    SAT/ACT Testing

    Carolina Forest High School performed above the district and state averages in 2017-18. With 224 SAT test takers average score was 1078 and ACT test takers scored mean score of 19.1.




    2000+ students eat lunch at the same time each day. Tutoring, workshops and teacher collaboration occur during lunch time.




    Carolina Forest High School students have multiple options of extra-curricular. Over 30 clubs and organizations are offered. 47 athletic teams are offered including middle school athletics.



    Performing Arts

    Carolina Forest High School offers musical theater, drama, marching band, orchestra, symphony band, piano 1, piano 2, show choir, mixed chorus, men’s/women’s choir and AP music theory.



    Course Offerings

    Carolina Forest High School offers various academic opportunities including 23 different AP courses, a diverse selection of elective courses, and many different CP (College Prep) and Honors courses. We also offer PLTW course in Engineering and Bio Medical.



    AP Academy

    Approximately 152 students are members of the AP Academy for the 2018-19 school year.