Saluda High School

160 Ivory Key Rd

Saluda, SC 29138-1312

Grades: 9-12

586 students

Saluda High School serves 586 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Saluda High School operates within the Saluda 01 School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 586 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 586 students
Saluda High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Saluda High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Saluda High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 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
Saluda High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
18%
7%
Saluda High School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
35%
36%
Saluda High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
46%
52%
Saluda High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Saluda High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Saluda 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.
0.64 0.41
Saluda 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%
Saluda 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.
7%
7%
Saluda High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,185 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,399 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,614 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 18% over four years.
School District Name Saluda 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
7
Number of Students Managed 2,185 4,140
Saluda 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 67% 66%
Saluda 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $20 MM $37 MM
Saluda 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $20 MM $43 MM
Saluda 01 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,399 $9,170
Saluda 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,614 $10,604
Saluda 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 Batesburg-leesville High School (12.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Saluda Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Saluda Primary (3.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SaludaSaluda Middle School
    140 Ivory Key Rd
    SaludaSC 29138
    (864)445-3767
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 459 students                      
  • SaludaSaluda Primary
    200 Matthews Dr
    SaludaSC 29138
    (864)445-2496
    3.1 mi | Gr. PK-2 | 441 students                      
  • SaludaSaluda Elementary School
    400 West Butler Ave
    SaludaSC 29138
    (864)445-2564
    3.1 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 273 students                      
  • SaludaHollywood Elementary School
    1261 Hollywood Rd
    SaludaSC 29138
    (864)445-8333
    7.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 426 students                      
  • Ridge SpringRidge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle
    422 Hazzard Circle
    Ridge SpringSC 29129
    (803)685-2000
    11.4 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 625 students                      

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