Wagener-salley High School

Wagener-salley High School serves 275 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Wagener-salley High School operates within the Aiken 01 School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 275 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 275 students
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1 15:1
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
51%
36%
White
47%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.52 0.41
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
61%
52%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,686 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,763 is less than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,806 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 17% over four years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
7
Number of Students Managed 24,686 4,140
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
District Total Revenue $216 MM $37 MM
District Spending $217 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,763 $9,170
District Spending / Student $8,806 $10,604
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pelion High School (9.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pelion Middle School (10.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Busbee Corbett Elementary Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • WagenerBusbee Corbett Elementary Middle School
    20 A. L. Corbett Circle
    WagenerSC 29164
    (803)564-1000
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 765 students                      
  • PelionPelion Elementary School
    1202 Pine St
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2000
    9.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 634 students                      
  • PelionPelion High School
    600 Lydia Dr
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2200
    9.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 745 students                      
  • PelionPelion Middle School
    758 Magnolia St
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2300
    10.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 590 students                      
  • PelionForts Pond Elementary School
    7350 Fish Hatchery Rd
    PelionSC 29123
    (803)821-2500
    11 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 508 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended October 17, 2011 - Teachers are OK, but they transferred Principal Keating her from another school because he had so many complaints and some serious problems. There are alot of very bad rumors floating around about him, and none of them good. This seems to be the school where the district sticks all of their problem administrators and teachers. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended July 26, 2011 - They moved principal Keating to this school because he had so many problems at his last school. - Posted by Parent
  • Recommended November 04, 2007 - WAGENER-SALLEY HIGH SCHOOL. One of the most..interesting schools to be seen. From building robots and riding tractors to Throwing gang signs and busting caps. Wagenr-salley hgih school has evrything! Great students and some iresponsible teachers but not many. There's the drama club, robotics, academic, FFA, FCCLA, SODA, and much much more. Band, Football, softball, baseball.. Many parents are involved as well, working with the footbal team, and school spirit! The teachers tech very weel as well. With the exception of some minor problems.. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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