Aiken High School in Aiken Township, SC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,432
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    102 3.3
  • Ranking

Aiken High School is a public school in Aiken Township, South Carolina. It has 1,432 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 52% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 102 reviews written and they have been mixed.

449 Rutland Dr
Aiken, SC 29801
(803) 641-2500

Ratings and Reviews
3.3 from 102 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I don't hate it but as with most things it has some room for improvement
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: The food was okay but in an effort to ensure healthier diets for students the school removed the vending machines that so many students used to get food when they didn't like what the school was serving that day.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: I felt like the school and reasonable and easy to follow policies.
    • Niche User
    • N/A
    Sports & Fitness: I didn't really participate in anything related to sports or fitness.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers that I had were great and went above and beyond in teaching but I heard that other students weren't so fortunate with their teachers.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
Aiken Performing Arts Academy Charter Public, Charter
Second Baptist Christian Preparatory School Private, Religious
3.33 Aiken Preparatory School Private
St. John's Methodist Kindergarten Private, Religious
First Baptist Church Kindergarten Private, Religious
3.33 Schofield Middle School Public
Mead Hall Episcopal School Private, Religious
St. Mary Help of Christians School Private, Religious
2.00 North Aiken Elementary School Public
Lloyd-Kennedy Charter School Public, Charter
2.33 Aiken Middle School Public
2.33 East Aiken Elementary School Public, Magnet
3.33 Millbrook Elementary School Public
3.00 M.B. Kennedy Middle School Public
3.00 South Aiken High School Public
South Aiken Baptist Christian School Private, Religious
3.00 Aiken Elementary School Public
2.33 J.D. Lever Elementary School Public
2.33 Warrenville Elementary School Public
2.66 Leavelle McCampbell Middle School Public
3.00 Chukker Creek Elementary School Public
Aiken Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Gloverville Elementary School Public
2.66 Byrd Elementary School Public
Faith Christian School Private, Religious, Special Education
2.33 Oakwood-Windsor Elementary School Public
2.66 Midland Valley Preparatory School Public, Charter
2.66 Midland Valley High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 M.B. Kennedy Middle School 4 mi. 940
3.00 South Aiken High School 4 mi. 1,543
3.00 Aiken Elementary School 5 mi. 803
3.00 Chukker Creek Elementary School 7 mi. 838
2.66 Byrd Elementary School 7 mi. 751

Around Aiken High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Aiken High School United States Aiken Elementary School Byrd Elementary School Chukker Creek Elementary School M.B. Kennedy Middle School South Aiken High School
White 51.0% 51.6% 53.0% 56.0% 73.0% 63.0% 62.0%
African American 41.0% 15.2% 36.0% 23.0% 17.0% 26.0% 26.0%
Hispanic 4.0% 24.5% 4.0% 15.0% 2.0% 5.0% 5.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 4.0% 3.0% 2.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 32.3%
Grade 10 23.5%
Grade 11 23.0%
Grade 12 21.2%

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 11 responses

  • 45% Yes
  • 36% Not sure.
  • 18% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 58% Extracurricular activities
  • 17% A caring PTSO; good band; some great teachers...
  • 8% Volleyball
  • 8% Opportunities
  • 8% Culinary Arts

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 35% People not taking their education seriously
  • 24% The facilities, administration, some teachers...
  • 18% Schoolwide ignorance in student decisions
  • 12% The people
  • 12% Too many second chances for the undisciplined

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 7 responses

  • 83% How run down the facilities are
  • 17% Variety of extracurricular activities and academic
  • 0% The vatiety of academics provided.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 62% Slowly improving
  • 25% Trying
  • 12% Improving each and everyday
  • 0% Disappointment
  • 0% Busy

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 44% Join jrotc!
  • 33% Keep up with schoolwork
  • 11% Join clubs and don't be afraid to ask for help.
  • 11% Have a sense of humor!
  • 0% Play sports

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 64% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 36% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.