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South Aiken High School is a public school in Aiken Township, South Carolina. It has 1,543 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 64% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 192 reviews written and they have been mixed.

232 East Pine Log Rd
Aiken, SC 29803
(803) 641-2600

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 192 reviews
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    Food: I am unable to rate the food services at the school because I never ate the food the school provided us. I was ate a homemade lunch that was provided by my mom.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: The school administration did a lot to try and help the students learn and prepare them for the real world. Many students were punished for small things such as tardies and badges, but the purpose was to show them small mistakes can lead to big problems.
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    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: Participating in school athletics at my high school was so much fun, because so many students would attend the games and support our athletics. Our school also supported us very well, this is what made our athletic teams do well in season.
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    • 4
    Teachers: My experience with the teachers were always great. They loved teaching us and cared about each and every one of us. Whenever I need a recommendation letter, I always go to my high school teachers for them. They are always honored to write me one which is a great feeling.
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    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There were many extracurricular activities to do at my school, and many students loved being involved with them. I was unfortunately never able to get to involved with groups due to playing a sport. Nevertheless, I associated myself with Spanish club and chemistry club and these gatherings were fun.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

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

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 M.B. Kennedy Middle School 0 mi. 940
3.00 Chukker Creek Elementary School 3 mi. 838
3.00 Aiken Elementary School 3 mi. 803
2.66 Aiken High School 4 mi. 1,432
2.66 Midland Valley High School 9 mi. 1,192

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


Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

South Aiken High School United States Aiken Elementary School Aiken High School Chukker Creek Elementary School M.B. Kennedy Middle School Midland Valley High School
White 62.0% 51.6% 53.0% 51.0% 73.0% 63.0% 69.0%
African American 26.0% 15.2% 36.0% 41.0% 17.0% 26.0% 22.0%
Hispanic 5.0% 24.5% 4.0% 4.0% 2.0% 5.0% 6.0%
Multiracial 3.0% 2.6% 4.0% 1.0% 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.7% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 1.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 28.7%
Grade 10 24.8%
Grade 11 25.7%
Grade 12 20.7%

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 17 responses

  • 41% Yes
  • 24% Not sure.
  • 35% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 58% A few of the teachers do care about the students
  • 21% The passionate teachers
  • 11% Good art, german, and english teacher(s)
  • 11% English and science teachers

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 22% Lack of updates on technology and teaching
  • 20% Some of the teachers are just their for a paycheck
  • 20% No motivation for students to learn
  • 17% Cleanliness can be poor from time to time
  • 11% Bathrooms need soap
  • 9% Insufficient space

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 16 responses

  • 44% A horrible football team
  • 19% You can get into trouble for the most is badges
  • 12% There are segregated groups (preppy) (ghetto)
  • 12% Badges and tardies get you in trouble the most.
  • 6% The fake aiken kids
  • 6% Nothing

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 16 responses

  • 38% Average
  • 19% Ugh
  • 19% One word that describesSAHS is classy
  • 19% No soap
  • 6% Irrelevant
  • 0% Wannabe

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 50% Dress appropriately, wear your badge and be kind
  • 7% Find a helpful mentor quickly (not guidance)
  • 0% Be You
  • 0% Take your classes and get out

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 69% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 31% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.