South Aiken High School

231 reviews
  1. Aiken County Public Schools
  2. 9-12
  3. Public
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. Outcomes
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    D+
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports & Fitness
    C+
  9. Food
    D
  10. Resources & Facilities
    D+
Address
232 East Pine Log Rd
Aiken, SC 29803
Telephone
(803) 641-2600
Website
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Outcomes

Average Graduation Rate
85%
Average SAT
1120
Average ACT
25

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
63%
AP Enrollment
16%
AP Exam Pass Rate
63%
Advance Math Class Enrollment
22%
Poll
How challenging are academics at this school?
  • This school is nationally recognized.
    5%
  • This school is the best in the area.
    27%
  • Probably like most other schools.
    68%
  • 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.16 responses
Poll
38%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 30 responses
  • Homecoming, Prom, Relay for Life
    30%
  • Make A Wish, Relay For Life, Homecoming
    30%
  • Veteran day program, christmasBand concert
    20%
  • None, its the same every year which gets boring
    13%
  • Chorus concerts, drama productions
    7%

Students

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity and student and parent reviews.
Students
1,472
Free or Reduced Lunch
34%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.16 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$54,784
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.7%
46%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.35 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.35 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.35 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Male Athletes
22%
Female Athletes
18%
Expenses Per Student
$8,946/ year
National
$11,927
79%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.34 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.34 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.34 responses

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Reviews

231 reviews
  • Excellent
    13
  • Very Good
    69
  • Average
    117
  • Poor
    26
  • Terrible
    6
the experience is great and I am truly happy at this school
  • High School Senior
  • 1 month ago
The few teachers that really cared about their classes (Calculus, Physics, Language and Composition) were one of the few positive qualities of the school. Also the student government was very involved in multiple activities around the school.
  • Niche User
  • 2 months ago
While attending to my school, my knowledge expand.
  • High School Senior
  • 3 months ago