South Aiken High School

  • South Aiken High School serves 1,443 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% 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.
  • Aiken 01 School District's 67% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1443 students has declined by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,443 students
South Aiken High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Aiken High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
South Aiken High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Aiken High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
South Aiken High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
2%
1%
South Aiken High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
7%
8%
South Aiken High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
28%
35%
South Aiken High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
60%
52%
South Aiken High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Aiken High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
South Aiken High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.56 0.42
South Aiken High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
32%
50%
South Aiken High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
2%
6%
South Aiken High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Aiken 01 School District's student population of 24,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,165 in this district is less than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,425 is less than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
6
Number of Students Managed 24,534 3,454
Aiken 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 66%
Aiken 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $227 MM $39 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $233 MM $38 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,165 $11,413
Aiken 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,425 $10,999
Aiken 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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