South Aiken High School



South Aiken High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Aiken High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 434
10 380
11 358
12 357

South Aiken High School is a public high school of the Aiken 01 School District located in Aiken, SC. It has 1,529 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Aiken High School is the 41st largest public high school in South Carolina and the 3,093rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,529
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 83

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South Aiken High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 767
(50%)
3,282
(48%)
 Male 762
(50%)
3,508
(52%)

South Aiken High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 946
(62%)
3,920
(58%)
 Black 413
(27%)
2,315
(34%)
 Hispanic 93
(6%)
359
(5%)
 Two or More 47
(3%)
126
(2%)
 Asian 25
(2%)
52
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
7
(0%)

South Aiken High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 946
(62%)
3,327
(49%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 507
(33%)
3,008
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(5%)
455
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Aiken High School is ranked 73rd out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Aiken High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.1%) is lower than the state average of 51.1%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

South Aiken High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1382
2006 1423
2007 1477
2008 1505
2009 1541
2010 1516
2011 1543
2012 1529

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 13.8
2007 19.2
2008 20.1
2009 20
2010 19.3
2011 19.5
2012 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32995658465991
2006 0.28179901616304
2007 0.28503723764387
2008 0.29767441860465
2009 0.34847501622323
2010 0.36147757255937
2011 0.38755670771225
2012 0.38129496402878

Compare South Aiken High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 

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South Aiken High School
Aiken, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,529 18.4:1  
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Public 09 - 12 1,430 17.1:1 15 miles
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