Aiken High School

  • Aiken High School serves 1,468 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 66% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Aiken High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Aiken High School's student population of 1,468 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,468 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Aiken High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Aiken High School is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#131 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
41%
34%
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White
49%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Aiken High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.590.62
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Graduation Rate
93%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Aiken High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAiken 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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