Silver Bluff High School

Silver Bluff High School serves 641 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than 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 67% graduation rate is equal to the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 641 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 641 students
Silver Bluff High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Silver Bluff High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Silver Bluff High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Silver Bluff High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 14:1 16:1
Silver Bluff High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
8%
7%
Silver Bluff High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
41%
35%
Silver Bluff High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
50%
52%
Silver Bluff High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Silver Bluff High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Silver Bluff 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.
0.58 0.41
Silver Bluff 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.
59%
51%
Silver Bluff 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.
11%
6%
Silver Bluff High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,716 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,849 is less than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,424 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
8
Number of Students Managed 24,716 4,192
Aiken 01 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 67%
Aiken 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $218 MM $38 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $208 MM $39 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,849 $9,366
Aiken 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,424 $9,666
Aiken 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 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 Grades Students
  • New EllentonNew Ellenton Middle School
    4.1 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 189 students814 Main St South
    New EllentonSC 29809
    (803)652-8200
    4.16-8189
  • JacksonJackson Middle School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 318 students8217 Atomic Rd
    JacksonSC 29831
    (803)279-3525
    4.26-8318
  • AikenRedcliffe Elementary School
    4.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 781 students22 Double Springs Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)827-3350
    4.3PK-5781
  • New EllentonGreendale Elementary School
    4.5 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 419 students505 South Boundary Ave
    New EllentonSC 29809
    (803)652-8170
    4.5PK-5419
  • Aiken Chukker Creek Elementary School
    6.6 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 831 students1830 Chukker Creek Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2474
    6.6PK-5831

School Reviews

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, 12/14/09

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