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Myrtle Beach Primary School

612 29th Ave North, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 448-1658

(out of 10)

Public Grades PK-1 859 students 17 students/teacher (SC avg is 16)

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About this school

Myrtle Beach Primary School is a public elementary school in Myrtle Beach. The principal of Myrtle Beach Primary School is June Moorhead and can be contacted at 859 students attend Myrtle Beach Primary School and are mostly Multiracial; White, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 82% of the 859 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Myrtle Beach Primary School is 17:1. Myrtle Beach Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Multiracial 9% %
White, non-Hispanic 36% 66%
Hispanic 30% 7%
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 23%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 2%
Asian 2% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.6%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 58%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    We are very new to the area. I put my son in a class while I looked for the closest home. After 5 days he didn't really want to go back in. After 10 days he was very upset and begged to stay home because he didn't like that the teacher yelled and fussed at him and the rest of the class. I went to lunch to check out the experience for him. It was sort of okay uncomfortable though. My son cried his eyes out as I was leaving. I was trying to comfort him. His teacher told him that I would not be able to come back if he didn't stop crying and for him to "dry it up." As I was leaving I decided to tell the front desk that I was checking him out. When he got to the front he said the teacher told him that "This will not happen again!" I left a voicemail for the principle letting her know that he would not be going back to her class. God Bless the rest of those children in her classroom. She's pretty rough verbally on them.

  • (5 years ago)

    Tricia Bullock rocks she taught my son how to read . She is the best thing that ever happen to the first grade!

  • (5 years ago)

    I have read the other two reviews and I am sure that the teachers discussed by these two parents are indeed wonderful! However I do not agree that this is the evaluation for the whole school. I have had 3 children to attend here and I am not impressed. I think the office staff are unfriendly! I find many of the teachers unconcerned about true learning...they fail to encourage parent involvement in the education of the students by not grading papers and sending reports home. The school is probably too large for a primary and students get no individual attention. THey have the reputation at the next level of sending students on even though they have not mastered the subject areas. Major changes are needed here!

  • (7 years ago)

    We had a fantastic first grade year at MBP. Tricia Bullock is an awesome teacher a real pro who loves teach children to love learning. From the principal to the classroom this is a superb school. I can't imagine a private school being any better. I especially appreciated the open door policy. I always felt welcome to be a part of my child's education.

  • (10 years ago)

    My daughter attendeed first grade at MBP and had a very positive experience. Her teacher went above and beyond the call of duty at every opportunigy (Mary Rooney) and truly loved 'her' children. The principle vice principle and staff were always available proactive and inclusive. Julia learned to read at level 16 by the end of the school year and had started in August below minimum standards (due to sending her to a private kindergarten). My daughter still says she misses Ms. Rooney and wants to return just to visit. Who could ask for anything better from the first grade experience - so important for further learning and positive feelings toward education in general.

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