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

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    641
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    133 3.5
  • Ranking

Silver Bluff High School is a public 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 133 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 133 reviews
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    • High School Junior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Safety is great. School makes sure we can't get in or can't get out without warning.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: Clubs are okay, but could be much better.... The students could be more involved if the activities were more fun and outgoing. Most times students don't know about activities or don't have in site on the activities.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Nobody's perfect, but some parents could do better with discipline and reaching out to the school so not only the students can get active, but the parents as well.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Teachers: I know there's more the school could improve and we're not the ent school, and we don't have the best teachers, but we make it work.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: The school is a safe environment where students feel safe to learn.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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

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 Barnwell High School Batesburg-Leesville High School Fox Creek Charter High School Saluda High School Strom Thurmond High School
White 49.0% 51.0% 50.0% 52.0% 75.0% 45.0% 41.0%
African American 40.0% 15.0% 45.0% 39.0% 15.0% 34.0% 52.0%
Hispanic 7.0% 25.0% 1.0% 5.0% 2.0% 18.0% 2.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 1.0% 2.0% 5.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 1.0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 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 18 responses

  • 39% Yes
  • 33% Not sure.
  • 28% No

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

  • 46% Athletics, personality of students and staff
  • 32% Opportunity to become a part of something
  • 14% Supportive guidance dept
  • 7% 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 17 responses

  • 53% Football team
  • 47% Small

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 76% An athletic, smart, and caring school
  • 12% Underdog
  • 6% A safe school
  • 6% 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 15 responses

  • 13% I love everything about this school.
  • 73% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 13% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.