Mayo High School for Math, Science, and Technology

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Mayo High School for Math, Science, and Technology
405 Chestnut Street
Darlington, South Carolina

United States
Coordinates 34°17′33″N 79°52′08″W / 34.2925°N 79.869°W / 34.2925; -79.869
Type Public
Motto "Hard Work Pays Off"
School district Darlington County School District
CEEB code 410626
Principal Arlene Wallace
Faculty 25.0 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9 to 12
Gender Coeducational
Enrollment 341[1] (2005-06)
Student to teacher ratio 13.6[1]
Campus Suburban/Rural
Color(s) Hunter Green and Navy Blue         
Mascot Phoenix
Accreditation AdvancED and South Carolina Department of Education
Publication Bennu
Newspaper The Phoenix
Yearbook Dimensions

Mayo High School for Math, Science, and Technology is a magnet high school located in Darlington, South Carolina. The school educates about 340 students in grades 9 to 12 in the Darlington County School District.

Mayo High School was built around 1950 as an African-American school. At the order of a judge to become desegregated, Mayo was renovated and became a magnet school.[citation needed]

Mayo High School earned a silver medal in the U.S. News/School Matters Best High Schools rankings.[4] Their most recent award is being recognized as a palmetto’s Finest School.


  1. ^ a b c "Mayo High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2008-05-27. 
  2. ^ 2007-2008 Profile[permanent dead link] (PDF). Mayo High School. Retrieved on 2008-05-27.
  3. ^ AdvancED Accredited Schools. SACS CASI South Carolina. Retrieved on 2012-07-06
  4. ^ "Mayo High: Best High Schools". U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved 2008-05-27.