Spartanburg High School

  • Spartanburg High School serves 1,939 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 70% (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 76% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Spartanburg High School's student population of 1,939 students has grown by 48% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,939 students
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Total Classroom Teachers121 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spartanburg High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spartanburg High School is 0.61, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
51%
34%
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White
36%
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 Spartanburg High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.610.62
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Graduation Rate
89%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Spartanburg 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 NameSpartanburg 07 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
I found this school at great school I was transferred to Spartanburg High School after 3 years of going to Dorman High School. They are very great students/principals, staff there. I am in the 12th grade and made new friends already
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5  
The AP Program at SHS is incredible- better than any you'll find in the area, including the private schools. The quality of education in the higher level classes and the highly successful AP pass rates shows just how great this school is. In addition, the orchestra, band, and choral programs are all strong and fully supported. School is run by an absolutely amazing principal who truly cares about his students. Also- the graduation rate is 82.9% as reported by the state, not the 55% shown here.
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5  
This is a great school. I've have 2 children lucky enough to go there. The teachers a great and the school is always in the news for students with acedmic honors. The parents are always involved and they have a great sports. music, and art programs.
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