Blue Ridge High School (South Carolina)

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Blue Ridge High School
Address
2151 Fews Chapel Road
Greer, South Carolina 29651
United States
Coordinates 35°2′24″N 82°17′12″W / 35.04000°N 82.28667°W / 35.04000; -82.28667Coordinates: 35°2′24″N 82°17′12″W / 35.04000°N 82.28667°W / 35.04000; -82.28667
Information
School type Public high school
Motto One Community . . . Mountains of Success
School district Greenville County Schools
Principal Reena Watson
Grades 9-12
Color(s) Red/black
Mascot Fighting Tigers
Website

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,[1] 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.[2] 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.[3]

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