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Emerald High School
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  • Public
  • GREENWOOD, SC

Report Card

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

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Emerald High School is an above average, public school located in GREENWOOD, SC. It has 863 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 82% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
82%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
83%
Average SAT
1130
123 responses
Average ACT
24
61 responses
AP Enrollment
15%

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$47,553
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$849
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$144,000
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
50%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
61%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 26 responses
  • Homecoming
    23%
  • Spirit Week
    19%
  • Tailgating is huge at our school
    15%
  • Homecoming
    12%
  • Pep Rallies
    12%
  • Home Basketball Games
    8%
  • Baseball
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
863
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
58%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 19 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 19 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,753
Teachers in First/Second Year
9%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$11,317 / year
National
$12,239
68%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 25 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 25 responses
28%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 25 responses

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