Saluda High School

160 Ivory Key Road
Saluda, SC 29138
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 620 students in grades 9-12, Saluda High School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Saluda High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Saluda High School's student population of 620 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
620 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Saluda High School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Saluda High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
#448 out of 1095 schools
(Top 50%)
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30-34%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Saluda High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
60-64%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Saluda High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
38%
12%
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Black
24%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Saluda High School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
35%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.68
This chart display the diversity score of Saluda High School and the public school average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
85%
This chart display graduation rate of Saluda High School and public school graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Saluda High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Saluda High School's ranking?
Saluda High School is ranked #448 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
What is the graduation rate of Saluda High School?
The graduation rate of Saluda High School is 75-79%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 85%.
How many students attend Saluda High School?
620 students attend Saluda High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
38% of Saluda High School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 24% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Saluda High School?
Saluda High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Saluda High School offer ?
Saluda High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Saluda High School part of?
Saluda High School is part of Saluda 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 620 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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