100 Bobcat Ridge
Seneca, SC 29678
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Seneca High School serves 996 students in grades 9-12.
Seneca High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 996 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Seneca High School's student population of 996 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
996 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Seneca High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Seneca High School is 0.54, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#228 out of 1149 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
64%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.54
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Graduation Rate
84%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Seneca High School's ranking?

Seneca High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

58% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Seneca High School?

The graduation rate of Seneca High School is 84%, which is equal to the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend Seneca High School?

996 students attend Seneca High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

64% of Seneca High School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Seneca High School?

Seneca High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Seneca High School offer ?

Seneca High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 996 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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