Fast Facts

WHS Fast Facts

  • #25 in 2016 Best Public High Schools in South Carolina by NICHE
  • Palmetto Gold Award for General Performance
  • SAT score exceeds National mean composite score
  • ACT composite score exceeds State average
  • WorkKeys certificates earned for workplace readiness exceeded or met State average
  • Graduation rate of 87.7%
  • Class of 2015 earned over $6 million in scholarships
  • 46.9% of Seniors eligible for Life Scholarship
  • 13 Palmetto Fellows, 34 High-Honor Graduates, 41 Honor Graduates
  • 77% Graduates earned Platinum Honor Cords and Seal
  • JROTC designated as Honor Unit with Distinction with 95% rating or higher in all areas
  • Sophomore, Matthew Smith, placed first at the Northern region JROTC National Rifle Championship
  • Senior, Chase Wells, was named the 2016 SCDNR State Trap Champion
  • World History students qualified to compete in the SC National History Day Contest
  • Razor Robotics Team advanced to the VEX state championship tournament
  • Ladies Honors Chorus earned Superior rating at the SC State Chorus Festival and scored in the top 18% of all Division AAA choirs participating