Spring Valley High School

  • Spring Valley High School serves 2,081 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Spring Valley High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

Top Placements

Spring Valley High School places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Spring Valley High School's student population of 2,081 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 120 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,081 students
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Total Classroom Teachers120 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Spring Valley High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Spring Valley High School is 0.65, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#22 out of 1142 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
51%
34%
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White
28%
51%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.650.62
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Graduation Rate
86%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
63%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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