Greer High School

  • Greer High School serves 1,205 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 71% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Greer High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Greer High School's student population of 1,205 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Greer High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Greer High School is 0.64, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#158 out of 1142 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
24%
9%
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Black
22%
34%
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White
51%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.62
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Graduation Rate
87%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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Greer High School is a great place to learn. The teachers seem to really care about you. It used to have a little bit of a bullying problem, but that seemed to stop my last two years there. The arts programs are amazing, especially band and choir.
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The school has great programs and overall they could be an excellent school, but, they don't seem to enforce some of their own student codes and they don't have a no tolerance policy. There's a lot of fighting and kids that like to instigate fights with other students they feel are inferior. The school building is brand new and the Principle is really nice, when a problem is brought to the school's attention they act on it. I think though if the school would inform the students that a no tolerance policy is in effect on name calling, student sexual harrassment and fighting among other things this school could be top rated.
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