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Dreher High School
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  • Public
  • COLUMBIA, SC

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B
  7. Administration
    grade A minus
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Dreher High School is a highly rated, public school located in COLUMBIA, SC. It has 1,203 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1160
300 responses
Average ACT
25
120 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$47,286
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$933
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$181,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 59 responses
  • Dancing With the Teachers
    22%
  • Basketball Games
    14%
  • Football Games
    14%
  • Soccer games
    12%
  • Assemblies
    8%
  • Prom
    8%
  • Homecoming
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,203
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 21 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 21 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 21 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$64,746
Teachers in First/Second Year
19.2%
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 35 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 35 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 35 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$17,179 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 41 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 41 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 41 responses

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