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    The Horry County Education Center is a student-focused alternative school located with in the Horry County School District.  


    This is our mission...

    The Horry County Educations Center's mission is to prepare students to return successfully to the regular school setting by improving academic performance and character.


    These are our objectives...

    • To have 100% of students remain in school until graduation or achievement of their individually prescribed program

    • To have 100% of students demonstrate positive self-esteem and tolerance of individual differences

    • To have 100% of students achieving at their appropriate grade level.

    • To provide presentations/consultants/counselors for training students and staff to assist in guiding the participants in making the right choices and realizing their own resiliency.

    • To assure professional growth for all staff members through a comprehensive staff development program.

    • To assure all students meet criteria in academics, attendance, and behavior to return successfully to the regular school setting.

    • To prevent violence and other delinquent activity by at-risk youth


    These are our tactics...

    • To provide a nurturing environment conducive to learning

    • To provide on-going academic instruction to meet individual student needs.

    • To provide supportive academic and social counseling.

    • To improve student behaviors to the degree that the student will be able to return to the regular school site for instruction.

    • To develop a personalized learning plan for each student.