Silver Bluff High School

Silver Bluff High School serves 656 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 48%.
Silver Bluff 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 656 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 656 students
Silver Bluff High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Silver Bluff High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Silver Bluff High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.56 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 16:1 15:1
Silver Bluff High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Silver Bluff High School Hispanic (1993-2013)
Black
41%
36%
Silver Bluff High School Black (1988-2013)
White
52%
52%
Silver Bluff High School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Silver Bluff High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.56 0.41
Silver Bluff 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.
55%
52%
Silver Bluff 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.
11%
7%
Silver Bluff 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 96% over five 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 Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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
Aiken 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,806 $10,604
Aiken 01 School 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 South Aiken High School (9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Ellenton Middle School (4.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Redcliffe Elementary School (4.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New EllentonNew Ellenton Middle School
    814 Main St South
    New EllentonSC 29809
    (803)652-8200
    4.1 mi | 220 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • JacksonJackson Middle School
    8217 Atomic Rd
    JacksonSC 29831
    (803)279-3525
    4.2 mi | 328 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • AikenRedcliffe Elementary School
    22 Double Springs Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)827-3350
    4.3 mi | 823 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • New EllentonGreendale Elementary School
    505 South Boundary Ave
    New EllentonSC 29809
    (803)652-8170
    4.5 mi | 382 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AikenHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chukker Creek Elementary School
    1830 Chukker Creek Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2474
    6.6 mi | 828 students | Gr. PK-5                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 14, 2009 - This School is a decent School however, some of the Teacher's seem to be there for a pay check and not truly there because they care about the students learning something. My child has been there for two years and has had a few problems with at least three Teacher's. The Office Staff ALWAYS points any fault or wrong doing back towards the children and will not take their blame on any subject (if any Problems)In all though its a very nice School. You do have to kiss some rear~end to be favored. - Posted by Parent

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