2250 E. Main Street
Spartanburg, SC 29307
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Spartanburg High School serves 2,029 students in grades 9-12.
Spartanburg 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 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (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 76% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,029 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Spartanburg High School's student population of 2,029 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 130 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,029 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
130 teachers
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School Rankings

Spartanburg 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 Spartanburg High School is 0.64, 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
#183 out of 1149 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
10%
11%
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Black
49%
33%
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White
34%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
82%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Spartanburg High School's ranking?

Spartanburg 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 10%).

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

60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% SC state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

What is the graduation rate of Spartanburg High School?

The graduation rate of Spartanburg High School is 82%, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 84%.

How many students attend Spartanburg High School?

2,029 students attend Spartanburg High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

49% of Spartanburg High School students are Black, 34% of students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.

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

Spartanburg High School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Spartanburg High School offer ?

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

School Reviews

2   12/1/2021
This school is okay, but the rules and regulations are sometimes stupid.. for instance not having phones out in hallways, like that's going to distract anyone from learning anything, as well as AirPods.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Zay
1   4/26/2021
Under the new Principal and the online regulations the school has taken a major downfall to the point where a teacher mocked me for my bad grades.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Not Telling y'all
5   10/5/2018
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
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Hannah
5   11/2/2017
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.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - shsfan
5   5/17/2010
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.
- Posted by Parent - voirm

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,029 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 66%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 82% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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