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Spring Valley High School
  • 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. Health & Safety
    grade B+
  7. Administration
    grade B
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Spring Valley High School is a highly rated, public school located in COLUMBIA, SC. It has 2,212 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 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
1150
477 responses
Average ACT
24
190 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$54,767
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$972
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$163,100
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
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 53 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 53 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 172 responses
  • Winter days
    22%
  • Sporting Events
    20%
  • Art Assembly
    12%
  • Sports
    11%
  • Bonfires
    9%
  • Pep Ralleys
    9%
  • Homecoming
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,212
Free or Reduced Lunch
33%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 60 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 60 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 60 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,388
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.8%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 72 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 72 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 72 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. 70 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 70 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 70 responses

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