Seneca High School

Seneca High School serves 891 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% 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 73% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 891 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 26% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 891 students
Seneca High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Seneca High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Seneca High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Seneca High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Seneca High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Seneca High School Black Students (1997-2014)
Black
32%
35%
Seneca High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
59%
52%
Seneca High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Seneca High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Seneca 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.
0.55 0.41
Seneca High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
48%
51%
Seneca High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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%
6%
Seneca High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,545 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,899 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,184 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Oconee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
8
Number of Students Managed 10,545 4,192
Oconee 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 67%
Oconee 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $128 MM $38 MM
Oconee 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $120 MM $39 MM
Oconee 01 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,899 $9,366
Oconee 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,184 $9,666
Oconee 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • SenecaSeneca Middle School
    1.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 796 students810 West South Fourth St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4455
    1.26-8796
  • SenecaBlue Ridge Elementary School
    1.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 632 students995 South Oak St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4550
    1.9PK-5632
  • SenecaNorthside Elementary School
    2.2 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 645 students710 North Townville St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4445
    2.2PK-5645
  • SenecaFred P. Hamilton Career Center
    Vocational School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 9-12100 Vocational Dr
    SenecaSC 29672
    (864)886-4425
    2.69-12n/a
  • WestminsterWest-oak High School
    5.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 1014 students130 Warrior Ln
    WestminsterSC 29693
    (864)886-4530
    5.29-121014

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