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Spring Valley 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 B
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Spring Valley High School is a highly rated, public school located in COLUMBIA, SC. It has 2,093 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 81% of students are at least proficient in math and 79% in reading.

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Spring Valley High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
79%
Percent Proficient - Math
81%
Average Graduation Rate
91%
Average SAT
1160
569 responses
Average ACT
24
214 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$54,441
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$998
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$167,500
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 57 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 57 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 184 responses
  • Winter days
    22%
  • Sporting Events
    19%
  • Art Assembly
    11%
  • Sports
    11%
  • Pep Ralleys
    10%
  • Bonfires
    10%
  • Homecoming
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,093
Free or Reduced Lunch
38%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 64 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 64 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 64 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,388
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.8%
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 76 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 76 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 76 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$13,393 / year
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 74 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 74 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 74 responses

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