Seneca High School

100 Bob Cat Ridge

Seneca, SC 29678-1101

Tel: (864)886-4460
Grades: 9-12

973 students

Seneca High School serves 973 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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%.
Seneca High School operates within the Oconee 01 School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 973 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 973 students
Seneca High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Seneca High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Seneca High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 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 17:1 16:1
Seneca High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Seneca High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Seneca High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
28%
37%
Seneca High School Black (1988-2012)
White
62%
52%
Seneca High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Seneca High School Sch Ethnicity Seneca 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.
0.54 0.41
Seneca 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.
46%
51%
Seneca 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%
Seneca High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,196 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Oconee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
7
Number of Students Managed 12,196 4,051
Oconee 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 67% 66%
Oconee 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $121 MM $37 MM
Oconee 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $132 MM $43 MM
Oconee 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,349 $9,170
Oconee 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,385 $10,604
Oconee 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 Fred P. Hamilton Career Center (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Seneca Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Blue Ridge Elementary School (1.9 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SenecaSeneca Middle School
    810 West South Fourth St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4455
    1.2 mi | 736 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • SenecaBlue Ridge Elementary School
    995 South Oak St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4550
    1.9 mi | 641 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SenecaNorthside Elementary School
    710 North Townville St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4445
    2.2 mi | 622 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SenecaFred P. Hamilton Career Center
    Vocational School
    100 Vocational Dr
    SenecaSC 29672
    (864)886-4425
    Vocational School

    2.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WestminsterWest-oak High School
    130 Warrior Ln
    WestminsterSC 29693
    (864)886-4530
    5.2 mi | 977 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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Did You Know?
Oconee County, 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 0.00, which is lower than the South Carolina average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Oconee County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.