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Dutch Fork High School is a public school in Irmo, SC. It has 2,048 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 229 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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Recent Alumnus

On Educational Outcomes: This school really taught me about plagiarism with it's honor code. I feel very prepared for college due to the volume of homework, tests, notes and writing assignments that were given

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High School Senior

On Academics: The classes are challenging and well planned out. However, everyone is expected to do the same things academically to have any worth--at least, that belief is within the student body.

4
High School Senior

On Teachers: The teachers that I have had are great. However, my friends have had a few teachers who were not adequate in their field.

3
High School Senior

On Extracurriculars: The clubs are fun to participate in, but art and journalism clubs are not funded as much as they could use.

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High School Senior

On Health & Safety: The nurse may not be available some times of the day, specifically during lunch periods, which is difficult for those of us who wish to go during lunch so as not to miss instrution.

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Dutch Fork High School is a public school in Irmo, SC. It has 2,048 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 229 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

88%

Test Performance

92
Dutch Fork High School performed better than 92% of other schools on South Carolina math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1660

Based on 59 students surveyed
Math
570
Verbal
550
Writing
540

ACT:
26

Based on 31 students surveyed
Math
25
English
25
Reading
27
Science
25
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 35% Never give up, and keep moving forward
  • 24% Find a good group of friends
  • 18% Know where your classes are
  • 12% Take a difficult junior year and relax senior year
  • 12% Know where your classes are and don't ever give up

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 73% Dynamic
  • 7% Motivated
  • 7% Going downhill
  • 7% Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
  • 7% Determined

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 17 responses

  • 41% Everything, DFHS excels in almost everything
  • 35% STEM program and football
  • 12% School Spirit
  • 6% Unity between everyone
  • 6% STEM program

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 36% AP classes availabe at this school
  • 28% Teachers
  • 28% The wide array of classes
  • 8% My school is one big family

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 53% Cafeteria food
  • 27% The pace is not fit to everyone's learning abilty
  • 13% That the students aren't treated equally
  • 7% The organization

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 72% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 4% No

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
50.9%
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Female
49.1%
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Racial Diversity

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White
58.6%
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African American
31.0%
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Hispanic
3.4%
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Multiracial
3.4%
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Asian
2.7%
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Native American
0.6%
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Pacific Islander
0.2%