Silver Bluff High School in New Ellenton Township, SC - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    641
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    144 3.5
  • Ranking

Silver Bluff High School is a public coed school in New Ellenton Township, South Carolina. It has 641 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 60% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 144 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

64 Desoto Dr
Aiken, SC 29803
(803) 652-8100

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 144 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Health & Safety: The nurse at our school isn't always present. But the staff do whatever they can to keep us safe.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: The extracurriculars are great and overall bring people closer together.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The experiences I've had at this school are experiences that I'll never forget. This school is like one big family that always seems to come together in the time of need.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: Some of the teachers at the school aren't always the nicest or most helpful. But overall the teachers try to help as best as possible.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: We have many different clubs that include: choir, bible club, drama, book club, recycle club, agriculture, and more. After school activities are the most fun in my opinion.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.66 Jackson Middle School Public, Coed
3.00 Redcliffe Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 New Ellenton Middle School Public, Coed
3.00 Greendale Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Chukker Creek Elementary School Public, Coed
2.66 South Aiken Baptist Christian School Private, Religious, Coed
3.00 Warrenville Elementary School Public, Coed
3.33 Aiken Elementary School Public, Coed
2.33 South Aiken High School Public, Coed
3.00 M.B. Kennedy Middle School Public, Coed
3.00 Millbrook Elementary School Public, Coed
2.66 Gloverville Elementary School Public, Coed
3.00 Jefferson Elementary School Public, Coed
2.66 Langley-Bath-Clearwater Middle School Public, Coed

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
Fox Creek Charter High School 18 mi. 439
2.33 Strom Thurmond High School 29 mi. 780
2.66 Barnwell High School 26 mi. 673
2.00 Batesburg-Leesville High School 39 mi. 515
2.66 Saluda High School 43 mi. 574

Around Silver Bluff High School

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

Gender

Gender
Female 46%
Male 53%

Student Diversity

Silver Bluff High School United States South Carolina Barnwell High School Batesburg-Leesville High School Fox Creek Charter High School Saluda High School Strom Thurmond High School
White 49.0% 51.0% 52.2% 50.0% 52.0% 75.0% 45.0% 41.0%
African American 40.0% 15.0% 35.3% 45.0% 39.0% 15.0% 34.0% 52.0%
Hispanic 7.0% 25.0% 7.5% 1.0% 5.0% 2.0% 18.0% 2.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 3.1% 1.0% 2.0% 5.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 1.4% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 33.5%
Grade 10 24.3%
Grade 11 22.3%
Grade 12 19.8%

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 21 responses

  • 43% Yes
  • 33% Not sure.
  • 24% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% Athletics, personality of students and staff
  • 33% Opportunity to become a part of something
  • 15% Supportive guidance dept
  • 6% Buy things for the teacher to get a higher grade

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

  • 38% Poor,
  • 23% Student Behavior
  • 23% Shortage of funds
  • 8% Favoring of priveleged students
  • 8% Less experienced or good teachers

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 20 responses

  • 50% Football team
  • 50% Small

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 80% An athletic, smart, and caring school
  • 10% Underdog
  • 5% A safe school
  • 5% Low Income

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 45% Be willing to work hard and ask for help
  • 27% Be willing to work with the teachers.
  • 18% Be prepared
  • 9% Have fun and make many friends

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 17% I love everything about this school.
  • 72% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 11% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.