Mayo High School for Math, Science, and Technology

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Mayo High School for Math, Science, and Technology
Location
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
Information
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
Website
[2][3]

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.

References[edit]

  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.