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.
Oconee 01 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 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 10% 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 16:1 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 (1988-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Seneca High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Seneca High School Black Students (1998-2014)
Black
32%
35%
Seneca High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
59%
52%
Seneca High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Seneca High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 (1987-2014)
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 (1994-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Oconee 01 School District's student population of 10,547 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 73% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,899 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,184 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Oconee 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
8
Number of Students Managed 10,547 4,192
Oconee 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 73% 67%
Oconee 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $128 MM $38 MM
Oconee 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $120 MM $39 MM
Oconee 01 School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,899 $9,366
Oconee 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,184 $9,666
Oconee 01 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
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
    Grades: 6-8 | 796 students
    1.2 miles
    810 West South Fourth St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4455
    1.26-8796
  • SenecaBlue Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 632 students
    1.9 miles
    995 South Oak St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4550
    1.9PK-5632
  • SenecaNorthside Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 645 students
    2.2 miles
    710 North Townville St
    SenecaSC 29678
    (864)886-4445
    2.2PK-5645
  • SenecaFred P. Hamilton Career CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    2.6 miles
    100 Vocational Dr
    SenecaSC 29672
    (864)886-4425
    2.69-12n/a
  • WestminsterWest-oak High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1014 students
    5.2 miles
    130 Warrior Ln
    WestminsterSC 29693
    (864)886-4530
    5.29-121014

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