Academy of Richmond County High School in Augusta, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,277
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    164 3.4
  • Ranking

Academy of Richmond County High School is a public coed school in Augusta, Georgia. It has 1,277 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 65% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 164 reviews written and they have been mixed.

910 Russell St
Augusta, GA 30904
(706) 737-7152

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 164 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: We have a very diverse campus. Alot of things happen but it's not out of the normal.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Academics: The program I am currently in have lots of workload but it can be manageable. The scheduling process is a bit easy during the first two weeks.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: We have great activities that students can participate in.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: I had a great experience and the experience is what you make but you will have some rough times as well. The school is very diverse and is filled with different personalities.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: A lot of the teachers are very helpful but some of them lack in certain areas such as grading on time and being knowledgable in what they are teaching.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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1.66 Josey High School 1 mi. 706
2.66 Laney High School 1 mi. 672
4.33 Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School 2 mi. 791
1.66 Butler High School 4 mi. 795
2.66 Westside High School 4 mi. 861

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 50%
Male 49%

Student Diversity

Academy of Richmond County High School United States Georgia Butler High School Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School Josey High School Laney High School Westside High School
African American 76.0% 15.0% 36.9% 86.0% 42.0% 91.0% 94.0% 54.0%
White 13.0% 51.0% 42.7% 9.0% 44.0% 4.0% 0% 32.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 13.3% 1.0% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 3.0%
Pacific Islander 2.0% 0.4% 0.1% 2.0% 0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 3.6% 0% 4.0% 0% 0% 1.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 3.1% 1.0% 4.0% 0% 1.0% 5.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.2% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 27.3%
Grade 10 27.6%
Grade 11 26.2%
Grade 12 18.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 31 responses

  • 45% Yes
  • 32% Not sure.
  • 23% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 27 responses

  • 20% The best thing about this school are the people.
  • 15% The traditional feeling of the school
  • 14% The IB Program
  • 12% The teachers are awesome
  • 9% Mr. Knox, Ms. Hamilton and Mr. Lewis
  • 9% If you need help w/ anything the faculty can help
  • 8% Mrs. Castro
  • 7% Dual Enrollment
  • 5% Ms. Weaver (guidance counselor)

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 42% There can be a lot of ignorant people sometimes
  • 26% People try to ruin the school.
  • 13% Not diverse
  • 6% Appearance
  • 6% Teachers who do not teach
  • 3% Racism
  • 3% Other students who try to act like a teacher

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 28 responses

  • 57% It is the 5th oldest school in the united states o
  • 39% It's big on tradition
  • 4% It has many recently added privileges

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 29 responses

  • 34% An experience
  • 34% It can be fun if you stay with the right people.
  • 21% Motivational
  • 10% Caotic

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 47% Stay focused on your work and move fast btwn class
  • 35% Do not fall for peer pressure stay focus
  • 18% Always keep your eyes and ears open

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 24 responses

  • 8% I love everything about this school.
  • 50% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 38% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 4% I hate everything about this school.