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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
York Comprehensive High School is an above average, public school located in York, SC. It has 1,599 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 76% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.
About York Comprehensive High School...
Address
275 East Alexander Love Hwy
York, SC 29745
Telephone
(803) 684-2336
Website

York Comprehensive High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
76%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1100
104 responses
Average ACT
23
92 responses
AP Enrollment
8%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Cost of Living
    B+
  4. Good for Families
    B
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$41,341
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$672
National
$949
Median Home Value
$129,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
96%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.24 responses
Poll
79%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
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  • Football games
    42%
  • Basketball games
    13%
  • Colorguard practices and pep rallys
    12%
  • Concert Choir-Vocal Music
    12%
  • Marching Band
    6%
  • ROTC events
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,599
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.29 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.29 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.29 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$55,051
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.38 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.38 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$10,674/ year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.42 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.42 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.42 responses
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York Comprehensive High is excellent with providing opportunities for success with college prep. They have classes that you can take to graduate with your CNA, your cosmetology licence, and more! Also, it was rated the most beautiful school in South Carolina by Architectural Digest in 2017. York High School is a wonderful school!
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York Comprehensive High School is an amazing school. The teachers who work there are very interactive and engaging in the students' lives. Many different courses are taught here with different levels of difficulty the individual student can choose from. When students have completed the state requirements to graduate, they are able to take college courses through York Tech if they choose to. The guidance counselors at this school are also very involved with the students. The counselors try to point students in the right direction, encourage the students in addition to just planning out the student's schedule. Extra courses have recently been added to the school because of a student survey. York Comprehensive is a school that tries to prepare the students for the workforce, college, or military in anyway they can. I love this school because they listen to the students, try to fulfill their requests and support them in the future path they choose.
I loved everything about YCHS! The faculty there always helped us with college readiness & were always involved with each & every student. I also would say that us the students got along very well and their were never any huge problems in school. Mr. Black was my principal through 3 years of my high school & i will say he is by far the best person you will ever meet in your whole life. He always knew how it keep us in order & keep the school running and having fun at the same time.