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South Aiken High School is a public school in Aiken, SC. It has 1,516 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 98 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Academics: some teachers need to be replaced. keep teacher's idealogy, bias and opinions forom being the "right answer". encourage critical thinking discussions

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On Extracurriculars: abble to do a lot with a little. School doesnt get much financial help

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On Sports & Fitness: large school, lots of students , small team per each sport . Unless you are the in the topof each sport you are not going to be playing a sport. Except for maybe cross country. Otherwise hard to be a member of the teams.

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On Resources & Facilities: REally could use some modern computers. the ones they have are so obsolete. Would be nice to have something set up to help find scholarships.

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On Administration & Policies: I think overall they do well. one thing i think is unfair is that they have a dress code but they are inconsistent about who they enforce it on. They seem intimated by certain students and allow them to dress against the dresscode. I have had my child told the outfit was inappropriate(though she has wore in to church and junior leadership programs with no problem) and when i came in with a change of clothes for her, saw other girls dressed inappropriately and no one stopping them. I have heard other parents complain of the same problem. It seems a discriminatory policy is applied.

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South Aiken High School is a public school in Aiken, SC. It has 1,516 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 98 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

80%

Test Performance

84
South Aiken High School performed better than 84% of other schools on South Carolina math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1640

Based on 25 students surveyed
Math
570
Verbal
550
Writing
520

ACT:
26

Based on 10 students surveyed
Math
25
English
26
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 31% Some of the teachers are just their for a paycheck
  • 23% Lack of updates on technology and teaching
  • 15% Insufficient space
  • 15% Cleanliness can be poor from time to time
  • 15% No motivation for students to learn

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 33% Good art, german, and english teacher(s)
  • 33% A few of the teachers do care about the students
  • 17% The passionate teachers
  • 17% English and science teachers

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 57% Average
  • 14% One word that describesSAHS is classy
  • 14% Ugh
  • 14% Irrelevant

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 50% Yes
  • 25% Not sure.
  • 25% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% You can get into trouble for the most is badges
  • 33% Badges and tardies get you in trouble the most.
  • 17% Nothing

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 67% ALWAYS DO YOUR HOMEWORK AND WEAR YOUR BADGE ALWAYS
  • 33% Dress appropriately, wear your badge and be kind

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.4%
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Female
48.6%
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Racial Diversity

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White
64.2%
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African American
25.9%
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Hispanic
5.2%
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Multiracial
2.7%
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Asian
1.6%
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Pacific Islander
0.2%
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Native American
0.1%