Blue Ridge High School (South Carolina)
|Blue Ridge High School|
|2151 Fews Chapel Road
Greer, South Carolina 29651
|School type||Public high school|
|Motto||One Community . . . Mountains of Success|
|School district||Greenville County Schools|
Blue Ridge High School is a high school situated between Greer, South Carolina and Taylors, South Carolina under the jurisdiction of Greenville County School District. Blue Ridge is known for their arts departments, including their theater program, directed by Harmonie Skipper, and their music programs, which host an 8-time state champion, and 9-time Upper State champion marching band the "Corp of Cadets", directed by Eric Wells, a 3-time state champion chorus conducted by Laura Morris, and an award-winning orchestra program conducted by Audrey Bass.
In the 2015-2016 school year, Blue Ridge was reported to have 1,142 students and 65 teachers. Of these students, 39.4% were deemed to be under the federal poverty line, 13.7% were receiving special education, and 16.4% were in gifted and talented programs. The annual dropout rate was 1.8.
- "BRHS Corps of Cadets". www.brhscorpsofcadets.com. Retrieved 2017-01-21.
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