South Aiken High School

South Aiken High School serves 1,529 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
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 1529 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,529 students
South Aiken High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
South Aiken High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade South Aiken High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 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 18:1 15:1
South Aiken High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
South Aiken High School Asian Students (1993-2013)
Hispanic
6%
7%
South Aiken High School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
28%
36%
South Aiken High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
62%
52%
South Aiken High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
South Aiken High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups South Aiken High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.54 0.41
South Aiken High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
33%
52%
South Aiken High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
4%
7%
South Aiken High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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
Aiken 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Aiken 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $216 MM $37 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $217 MM $43 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,763 $9,170
Aiken 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,806 $10,604
Aiken 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Grades Students
  • AikenM. B. Kennedy Middle School
    274 East Pine Log Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2470
    0.3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 938 students                      
  • AikenMillbrook Elementary School
    255 East Pine Log Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2580
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 662 students                      
  • AikenLloyd-kennedy Charter
    Charter School
    222 Beaufort St Ne
    AikenSC 29801
    (803)644-4824
    Charter School

    2.6 mi | Gr. 3-8 | 84 students                      
  • AikenSchofield Middle School
    224 Kershaw St Northeast
    AikenSC 29801
    (803)641-2770
    2.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 639 students                      
  • Aiken Chukker Creek Elementary School
    1830 Chukker Creek Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2474
    2.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 828 students                      

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