Annual Report to Parents

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  • Hanahan High School is located at 6015 Murray Drive in Hanahan, SC. Our phone number is 843-820-3710.


    Building upon our rich Lowcountry traditions, we will ignite, in every student, a passion for life-long learning.  Through dynamic instruction, creative partnerships and exceptional support, we will foster opportunities for each student to build a legacy of success.



    "To challenge and empower our   students to be successful in a highly competitive world."


    Advanced Placement Highlights (students scoring 3 or higher)

    Biology  94%

    Calculus  85%

    English Language  79%

    Geography  87%

    Computer Science  69%

    US History  68%


    School Improvement Council

    Joyce Hanclosky, Chairperson

    Brooke Patterson, Student

    Gerri Johnson, Parent

    Karen Murray, Parent

    Ginger Patterson, Parent

    Serena Churchill, Teacher

    Dr. Chelsey Bradley, Academy Coach

    Alison Thornley, Assistant Principal

    Thomas Gallus, Principal


    Curricular Highlights

    • 11 Advance Placement Courses
    • 40 Honors Level Courses
    • 215 Students Enrolled in AP Courses
    • 21% Students Enrolled in AP Courses



    Annual School Report Card Data

    Absolute Ratings:

    2019—N/A      2018—Good

    2017—Good      2016—Excellent

    Graduation Rate:

    2019—88%      2018—86.6%

    2017—86.6%       2016—88.6%


    HHS News

    • Last year’s graduating class had 53 Berkeley County Honors Certificate recipients, 18 Palmetto Fellows Scholars, 11 students earned the South Carolina Academic Honors Award, and 66 scored at least 1100 on the SAT and/or 24 on the ACT.
    • Hanahan High School consistently exceeds district and state averages for the SAT and ACT scores.
    • The Marching Pride Band consistently receives high marks at the SCBDA Region 5, All County, All State, Lower State, and State AAA levels.
    • Our Theater program continues to excel, qualifying nine students for National competition.
    • Our athletic teams remain competitive in region and state competitions.
    • The science department proudly represented the school at Clemson University and received state honors for the Biology Merit Exam.
    • HHS Earned a Superior Rating at the 2020 Palmetto Dramatic Association's One Act Festival 


    Quick Facts

    Attendance Areas:  Hanahan, Otranto, Eagle Landing, Tanner Plantation

    School Enrollment:  Avg. 1,000

    Number of National Board Certified Teachers:  22

    Percentage of Teachers with Advanced Degrees:  75%

    Percentage of Teachers on Continuing Contracts:  90%

    Number of Athletic Teams: 34

    Parent Involvement: PTSA, Booster Club, Before School Tutoring, School Improvement Council, Renaissance


    Special Programs offered at HHS

    • Media Technology
    • Computer Science
    • Automotive Technology
    • Health Science
    • Hospitality & Tourism
    • Digital Arts & Design
    • Engineering
    • Business Management
    • Service Learning


    Leadership Team

    Mr. Thomas Gallus

    Mrs. Alison Thornley
    Assistant Principal 

    Mrs. Kim Joseph
    Assistant Principal & Athletic Director 

    Mr. Charles Sweeney
    Assistant Principal 

    Dr. Chelsey Bradley
    Testing Coordinator & Academy Coach 

    Mrs. Courtney Barber
    School Counseling  Director