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9-12
Public
Columbia, SC
Students enrolled: 2,128
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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120 Sparkleberry Ln
Columbia, SC 29229

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(803) 699-3500
(803) 699-3541
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Map of Spring Valley High School address.

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May 08, 2014
Best school in the state as far as I am concerned. My last two children graduated from SV and I could not be more pleased with their education.

- submitted by a parent
April 24, 2013
The behavior of the Spring Valley parents was appaling during the recent High School rezoning during which they hijacked the process and secured an unequal advantage for themselves at the expense of others.

- submitted by a community member
October 30, 2012
Spring Valley is a place that I will fondly remember for the rest of my life. The teachers and staff are incredible people and I could not have been more prepared for college or for adulthood. Being a student at SVHS taught me how to be responsible for myself and my actions, how to work hard and how to earn success. In comparison to Spring Valley, looking at the educations that teenagers I know are receiving from other schools in the area is appalling. SVHS is one of the best educations any child can get anywhere in the country.

- submitted by a student
December 27, 2011
There is a reason why everyone wants to send their children to Spring Valley. High academic standards, excellent teachers, great principal,involved parents, and happy and productive students.

- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2010
I have had two children graduate from Spring Valley. Great principal and leadership team. Teachers are well prepared and outstanding. I would not have sent my children to any other high school.

- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 23, 2009
Spring Valley High School has always been a great school for academics. They have always had an awesome band with exceptional band directors.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
My kids school has great programs, and a high level of adademic excellence.

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2009
i'm a freshman at spring valley but i know im going to have a great four years here:) the teachers are amazing and the kids are too! i'm proud to be a spring valley Viking:D

- submitted by a student
May 13, 2009
Our son will be a senior this fall (2009) and has been in the Discovery magnet program since his freshman year. He also plays sports. He has encountered a few mediocre teachers, but most of them have been absolutely outstanding. The administration is solid and now that they are in the new building, the facilities are top-notch. It's a great school!

- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2009
Spring Valley is such a wonderful school to attend for you high school career. The teachers are wonderful, the students are willing to learn, and it is Palmetto's FINEST! i am a junior this year and i wouldnt have any other high school on my transcript. This school rocks! :D

- submitted by a student
July 28, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2007
the best school ever no school can beat it down! I have been here now for about 3 years... love the way teachers interact and all. Go Vikings

- submitted by a student
July 31, 2007
I think Spring Valley offers alot of good things to its students, staff members, and parents. I will be a senior this year and I have to say I've had a great highschool expierience. I'm in the Explorations Magnet program and I have enjoyed many of the things it has offered me. I think Spring Valley has some great teachers and faculty members and I can honestly say I am proud to be a Viking!

- submitted by a student
September 28, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2006
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- submitted by a administrator
April 01, 2006
It is the first school that I have worked at, where the Adults ran the school. The students are in small classes, with a mix of block and traditional classes. The students have sense of pride in the school. The community and school district support the school. It is a great place to teach or learn.

- submitted by a teacher
August 17, 2005
Very pleased with their staff and the ability to work with them long distance prior to our move. Incredibly organized.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2005
The Academic programs are stellar, school administration is helpful and interested in the success of every student. Graduates attend top schools as a result of rigorous academics and a wide variety of AP scores. There is a reason that Redbook named Spring Valley as the best high school in South Carolina -- it is first rate in every respect, academics, athletics and organizations. The student body is highly diverse and well integrated and enjoys opportunities galore. The school also has an extensive service learning program that builds community and service minded graduates. I have had two students graduate from Spring Valley and could not be happier or more impressed.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2005
A great public high school. The teachers are well prepared and hold students to high academic standards. The administraton is fair and provides a safe environment. There is a strong core of parent volunteers who provide opportunities not otherwise covered by the district. I had two sons graduate from SV and they both were well prepared for college. They made friends that will probably last a lifetime.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
April 16, 2004
I am currently a student at Spring Valley High School. I absolutely love it and I am a student! For the most part there are outstanding teachers and caring faculty. I am a member of the magnet program and our teachers bend over backwards for us. I am also very active in many ex.co. act. such as: Jr. Civitan, Beta club, Jazz band, Mock trial, Viking band, and I have run cross country. The staff is commented to exellence and strive outstanding reputation. Our academics as well as our atheletics are superb. Spring Valley High School is the best school there is. Go Vikings!

- submitted by a student
August 25, 2003
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Spring Valley High School
120 Sparkleberry Ln, Columbia, SC  29229
(803) 699-3500
Last modified Spring Valley High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Spring Valley High School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top