South Aiken High School

South Aiken High School serves 1,543 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
South Aiken 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 1543 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,543 students
South Aiken High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 79 teachers
South Aiken High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade South Aiken High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
South Aiken High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
5%
7%
South Aiken High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
26%
37%
South Aiken High School Black (1988-2012)
White
62%
52%
South Aiken High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups South Aiken High School Sch Ethnicity South Aiken High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.55 0.59
South Aiken High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
32%
51%
South Aiken High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
6%
7%
South Aiken High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,729 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
7
Number of Students Managed 24,729 3,608
Aiken 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Aiken 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter (3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is M. B. Kennedy Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millbrook Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Aiken M. B. Kennedy Middle School
    274 East Pine Log Rd
    Aiken , SC , 29803
    (803)641-2470
    0.3  mi  |  940  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Aiken Millbrook Elementary School
    255 East Pine Log Rd
    Aiken , SC , 29803
    (803)641-2580
    0.3  mi  |  633  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aiken Lloyd-kennedy Charter
    Charter School
    222 Beaufort St Northeast
    Aiken , SC , 29801
    (803)644-4824
    Charter School
    2.6  mi  |  71  students  |  Gr.  3-8
  • Aiken Schofield Middle School
    224 Kershaw St Northeast
    Aiken , SC , 29801
    (803)641-2770
    2.6  mi  |  656  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Aiken Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chukker Creek Elementary School
    1830 Chukker Creek Rd
    Aiken , SC , 29803
    (803)641-2474
    2.7  mi  |  838  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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