McBee High School
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|McBee High School|
|McBee High School, 2011|
|264 East Pine Avenue
McBee, South Carolina, 29101
|School type||Public, High School|
|School district||Chesterfield County School District|
|Vice principal||Todd Thompson|
|Color(s)||Red, Black and White|
McBee High School is a public secondary school serving grades 7 through 12 in McBee, South Carolina. The school is located on McBee's west side, near the intersection of Highway 151 and 1. McBee High has an approximate enrollment of 600 students and is one of four high schools under the jurisdiction of Chesterfield County Public School District.
McBee High's curriculum offers a wide range of advanced placement, International Baccalaureate, honors, college preparatory, academic, and applied technology courses. Fine arts programs in band, chorus, drama, orchestra and visual arts are strong.
McBee High offers a variety of sports including Football, Golf, Cross Country, Boy's and Girl's Basketball, Track. Also offered are Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Cheerleading, Archery, and Girl's Tennis. The annual football game between McBee High and Chesterfield High is one of the most heated games of the season and always draws a huge crowd.
The school's athletic field, Panther Memorial Stadium, is the second largest stadium in Chesterfield County. It was built in 1942 and rebuilt in 1972. A new Panther Stadium was built in 2006-2007 because the old stadium no longer met building codes. The old stadium was demolished in 2008. The stadium holds 7000 people. It is used for band competitions as well as football games.
The MHS official mascot is the Black Panther and its school colors are Black and Red.
- Current enrollment is approximately 600. Student-teacher ratio is 15:3. The average class size is 24.
- Students come from 2 elementary schools, McBee Elementary School and Plainview Elementary School.
- 98% of the Class of 2006 chose college immediately after graduation.
- Sandhills Classic Band Invitational - Late September
- Homcoming Football Game and Parade - Late October