Silver Bluff High School

Silver Bluff High School serves 690 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than 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 690 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 690 students
Silver Bluff High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
Silver Bluff High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Silver Bluff High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
5%
7%
Silver Bluff High School Hispanic (1993-2012)
Black
42%
37%
Silver Bluff High School Black (1988-2012)
White
50%
52%
Silver Bluff High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Silver Bluff High School Sch Ethnicity Silver Bluff 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.
0.58 0.70
Silver Bluff 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.
56%
51%
Silver Bluff 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.
10%
7%
Silver Bluff 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 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 24,729 3,659
Aiken 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Aiken 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $216 MM n/a
Aiken 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $217 MM n/a
Aiken 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,763 $0
Aiken 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,806 $0
Aiken 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 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 Ellenton New Ellenton Middle School
    814 Main St South
    New Ellenton , SC , 29809
    (803)652-8200
    4.1  mi  |  238  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Jackson Jackson Middle School
    8217 Atomic Rd
    Jackson , SC , 29831
    (803)279-3525
    4.2  mi  |  337  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Aiken Redcliffe Elementary School
    6741 Atomic Rd
    Aiken , SC , 29803
    (803)827-3350
    4.3  mi  |  825  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • New Ellenton Greendale Elementary School
    505 South Boundary Ave
    New Ellenton , SC , 29809
    (803)652-8170
    4.5  mi  |  410  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Aiken Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Chukker Creek Elementary School
    1830 Chukker Creek Rd
    Aiken , SC , 29803
    (803)641-2474
    6.6  mi  |  838  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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Aiken, SC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.58, which is higher than the South Carolina average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Aiken is Oakwood-windsor Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.