South Aiken High School

South Aiken High School serves 1,472 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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%.
South Aiken 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 1472 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,472 students
South Aiken High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % South Aiken High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
South Aiken High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade South Aiken High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 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 19:1 16:1
South Aiken High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
South Aiken High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
7%
7%
South Aiken High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
27%
35%
South Aiken High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
62%
52%
South Aiken High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
South Aiken High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups South Aiken 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.
0.54 0.41
South Aiken 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.
30%
51%
South Aiken 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.
3%
6%
South Aiken 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 Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter (3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is M. B. Kennedy Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Millbrook Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AikenM. B. Kennedy Middle School
    0.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 958 students274 East Pine Log Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2470
    0.36-8958
  • AikenMillbrook Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 644 students255 East Pine Log Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2580
    0.3PK-5644
  • AikenLloyd-kennedy Charter
    Charter School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 3-8 | 88 students130 Avery Ln
    AikenSC 29802
    (803)644-4824
    2.63-888
  • AikenSchofield Middle School
    2.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 676 students224 Kershaw St Northeast
    AikenSC 29801
    (803)641-2770
    2.66-8676
  • Aiken Chukker Creek Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 831 students1830 Chukker Creek Rd
    AikenSC 29803
    (803)641-2474
    2.7PK-5831

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