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Pickens High School

Pickens, SC


Pickens High School
150 Blue Flame Drive
Pickens, SC  29671
Phone: 864-397-3600
Pickens County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 7 out of 10 stars
7

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,393
Type: Regular School  
Pickens High School

Pickens High School


Metro Area Ranking

#18
Metro Area High School Ranking: Pickens High School is ranked #18 out of 32 of the best high schools in Greenville and surrounding areas (44th percentile). Cick the link to see all 32 high schools.


State Ranking

#81
Statewide High School Ranking: Pickens High School is ranked #81 out of 222 of the best high schools in South Carolina (64th percentile). Click the link to see all 222 high schools.


Overall, Pickens High School is a 7-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Pickens County, SC. Pickens High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,393 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.
Graduation Rate
 79% - Pickens High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools
 79% - Pickens High School
 85% - Median of South Carolina high schools




South Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 16.8 57th 16.6
Math 17.5 45th 17.8
Reading 18.2 56th 18.0
Science 18.2 52nd 18.1
Writing 6.3 58th 5.9

The ACT, a college readiness assessment, was given to every South Carolina 11th grader in 2017 with the exception of those eligible for alternate assessments. The ACT scores range from 0 to 36. State averages for ACT data are based on regular public schools and do not include private schools in the state. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Pickens High stack up against those of other high schools in South Carolina.


End-of-Course Tests

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
State Average of
All SC Schools
State Average
English 1 64.9 71.4
Algebra 1 61.1 69.4
Biology 1 72.1 75.3


Average SAT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
Reading 551
Math 518
Composite Score 1069
SAT Participation Rate 29 %

Pickens High had an average SAT score of 1069 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #50 out of 216 SC high schools (77th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of South Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Pickens High was 29% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in South Carolina.


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 51% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 51% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 4% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 4% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for Pickens High School, then we can help. We've distilled much of Pickens High School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Hagood Elementary School 6 0.8 miles Pickens, SC Regular PK-5
Pickens Middle School 6 1.7 miles Pickens, SC Regular 6-8
Pickens Elementary School 6 2.4 miles Pickens, SC Regular PK-5
Ambler Elementary School 8 4.6 miles Pickens, SC Regular PK-5
McKissick Elementary School 3 7.8 miles Easley, SC Regular PK-5
Six Mile Elementary School 9 8.0 miles Six Mile, SC Regular PK-5
Liberty Elementary School 6 8.2 miles Liberty, SC Regular PK-5
Richard H Gettys Middle School 8 8.5 miles Easley, SC Regular 6-8
East End Elementary School 8 8.8 miles Easley, SC Regular PK-5
West End Elementary School 7 9.4 miles Easley, SC Regular PK-5
Dacusville Elementary School 6 9.8 miles Easley, SC Regular PK-5
Dacusville Middle School 6 10.0 miles Easley, SC Regular 6-8
Forest Acres Elementary School 7 10.2 miles Easley, SC Regular PK-5
Liberty Middle School 6 11.0 miles Liberty, SC Regular 6-8
Liberty High School 7 11.0 miles Liberty, SC Regular 9-12
Easley High School 8 11.1 miles Easley, SC Regular 9-12
Chastain Road Elementary School 5 11.1 miles Liberty, SC Regular PK-5
Crosswell Elementary School 4 11.5 miles Easley, SC Regular PK-5
Central Elementary School 7 12.2 miles Central, SC Regular PK-5
Hunt Meadows Elementary School 7 13.1 miles Easley, SC Regular PK-5