Aiken High School

150 reviews
  1. Aiken County Public Schools
  2. 9-12
  3. Public
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. Outcomes
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    D-
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports & Fitness
    C+
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Address
449 Rutland Dr
Aiken, SC 29801
Telephone
(803) 641-2500
Website
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Outcomes

Average Graduation Rate
78%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
25

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
55%
AP Enrollment
12%
AP Exam Pass Rate
58%
Advance Math Class Enrollment
19%
Poll
How challenging are academics at this school?
  • This school is nationally recognized.
    0%
  • This school is the best in the area.
    38%
  • Probably like most other schools.
    63%
  • This school doesn't challenge anyone.
    0%

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
D-
Based on the rate of disciplinary actions and student and parent reviews.
Poll
56%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.9 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.9 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 16 responses
  • Marching Band Season
    25%
  • Sidewalk Art Day
    25%
  • Career Night
    13%
  • Volleyball senior night
    13%
  • College Day
    6%
  • Friday Night Football Games
    6%
  • Prom
    6%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity and student and parent reviews.
Students
1,436
Free or Reduced Lunch
54%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.9 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,784
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.6%
56%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Male Athletes
21%
Female Athletes
13%
Expenses Per Student
$8,946/ year
National
$11,927
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.19 responses
26%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.19 responses

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Reviews

150 reviews
  • Excellent
    17
  • Very Good
    41
  • Average
    70
  • Poor
    18
  • Terrible
    4
My overall experience at Aiken is all the teachers are nice to me and didn't have a problem, they helped me get to the next grade, the campus is great, and they helped me move forward towards graduation.
  • Recent Alumnus
  • 3 months ago
I just really feel the students that are in the school was the reason my school gets a okay rating.
  • High School Senior
  • 3 months ago
The parents are very supportive and active in their child's future.
  • High School Senior
  • 3 months ago