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Emerald High School
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  • Public
  • GREENWOOD, SC

Report Card

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

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Emerald High School is a public school located in GREENWOOD, SC. It has 827 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 57% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
57%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
82%
Average SAT
1100
147 responses
Average ACT
24
77 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 B minus
Median Household Income
$44,513
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$777
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$127,900
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
53%
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 24 responses
  • Homecoming
    25%
  • Spirit Week
    17%
  • Tailgating is huge at our school
    17%
  • Pep Rallies
    13%
  • Home Basketball Games
    8%
  • Homecoming
    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
827
Free or Reduced Lunch
100%
56%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,753
Teachers in First/Second Year
9%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 22 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 22 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
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
67%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
33%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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