2022-23 Profile*

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Wade Hampton High

100 Pine Knoll Dr.
Greenville , SC 29609
Telephone: (864) 355-0100
Fax: (864) 355-0194

Grades: 9th - 12th Grade

Enrollment: 1838

School Location: One block off the intersection of Wade Hampton Blvd. and Pleasantburg Drive

School/Center Directions

Principal: Dr. Carlos Grant
Email: ccgrant@greenville.k12.sc.us

Awards and Honors

  • 2020 U.S. News and World Reports "Best High School" ranked #1 in Greenville
  • 2020 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Educator Achievement Award
  • National Blue Ribbon of Excellence High School 2016
  • Highest Graduation Rate in GCS 2017, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2010
  • Newsweek’s Best High Schools (2005-2017)
  • Washington Post “America’s Most Challenging High Schools”
  • MetLife/NASSP Breakthrough Schools Winner 2012, 2017
  • Panasonic National School Change Award Winner 2011
  • Carolina First Palmetto’s Finest Winner 2010
  • RAMP Designated School Counseling Program
  • Palmetto Gold and Silver Award (2009-2017)
  • Gold Honor Student Council
  • SC Outstanding Student Council of the Year
  • 21 National Merit Finalists (2007-2017)
  • SC State board of Education PTSA Gold Volunteer Award
  • SC Association of Athletic Administrators Principal of the Year
  • 13 National Board Certified faculty members
  • GCS Assistant Principal of The Year 2016
  • SC Association of Student Councils Administrator of the Year 2016
  • GCS Teacher of The Year 1st Runner Up 2017, 2016
  • National Space Educator of The Year 2017
  • SC Air Force Association Aerospace Educator of The Year 2017
  • Presidential Award Science Teaching Finalist, South Carolina 2013
  • 2017 National Beta School of Merit
  • SC Representative to the HOSA International Conference
  • Youth in Government Outstanding Delegate 2017
  • Youth in Government Premier Delegation Best Bill 2017
  • Academic Team NAQT HSNCT National Qualifier 2017 and State Runner Up 2016
  • 2017 Silver Leadership School Award (Jefferson Awards Foundation): Students in Action
  • Silver Banner Award Level: FBLA
  • Girls’ Basketball 2016 State Championship Runner Up
  • National Gold Student Council of Excellence
  • Student Council State President 2011-12, 2019-20
  • Southern Association of Student Council President 2013
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For a closer look...

For more in-depth information on this school including programs, course offerings, extracurricular activities, and more - visit www.greenville.k12.sc.us/whhs/

If you would like information about the School Report Card rating, visit the State Department of Education Website, screportcards.com.

For more information, call INFOLine at 864-355-3100, visit our website at www.greenville.k12.sc.us.

*Note: School Information is Revised Annually by October 15.