Columbia, SC
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Columbia Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Districts in Columbia


Dept Of Correction N04 School District Details

Dept Of Correction N04 School District
1735 Haviland Circle
Columbia, SC 29210

483 Students enrolled in District

9 Schools in District

12 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Dept Of Correction N04 School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Lee High School
990 Wisacki Highway
Bishopville, SC, 29010
09-12
Macdougall High School
1516 Old Gilliard Road
Ridgeville, SC, 29472
09-12
Manning High School
502 Beckman Road
Columbia, SC, 29203
09-12
Ridgeland High School
5 Correctional Road
Ridgeland, SC, 29936
09-12
Sara Babb High School
4450 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC, 29210
09-12
Trenton High School
84 Greenhouse Road
Trenton, SC, 29847
09-12
Turbeville High School
1578 Clarence Coker Highway
Turbeville, SC, 29162
09-12
Tyger River High School
200 Prison Road
Enoree, SC, 29355
09-12
Wateree River High School
8200 State Farm Road
Rembert, SC, 29128
09-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 16.6% 53.9%
Black 81.7% 36.0%
Hispanic 1.5% 8.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 88.4% 55.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 88.4% 50.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,027 $6,264,738 68.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $313 $217,222 2.4%
Staff $559 $387,946 4.2%
General Administration $954 $662,076 7.2%
School Administration $421 $292,174 3.2%
Operation $14 $9,716 0.1%
Transportation $0 $0 0.0%
Other $0 $0 0.0%
Total Support $2,261 $1,569,134 17.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,925 $1,335,950 14.6%
Total Expenditures $13,213 $9,169,822 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,302 $4,011,215,057 46.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $741 $560,740,805 6.5%
Staff $565 $427,587,047 4.9%
General Administration $97 $73,304,095 0.8%
School Administration $601 $454,503,652 5.2%
Operation $936 $707,883,940 8.2%
Transportation $385 $291,268,692 3.4%
Other $342 $258,562,184 3.0%
Total Support $3,667 $2,773,826,818 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,484 $1,879,432,573 21.7%
Total Expenditures $11,453 $8,664,517,194 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Dept Of Juvenile Justice School District Details

Dept Of Juvenile Justice School District
4900 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29212

720 Students enrolled in District

3 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Dept Of Juvenile Justice School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Birchwood School
5000 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC, 29212
05-12
Evaluation And Detention Center School
1731 Shivers Road
Columbia, SC, 29210
05-12
Willow Lane School
1731 Shivers Road
Columbia, SC, 29210
05-12

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 26.0% 53.9%
Black 71.5% 36.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 8.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.1% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 97.9% 55.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 97.9% 50.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,197 $4,127,202 53.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $922 $614,052 8.0%
Staff $863 $574,758 7.5%
General Administration $386 $257,076 3.4%
School Administration $626 $416,916 5.4%
Operation $0 $0 0.0%
Transportation $0 $0 0.0%
Other $535 $356,310 4.6%
Total Support $3,332 $2,219,112 29.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,967 $1,310,022 17.1%
Total Expenditures $11,495 $7,655,670 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,302 $4,011,215,057 46.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $741 $560,740,805 6.5%
Staff $565 $427,587,047 4.9%
General Administration $97 $73,304,095 0.8%
School Administration $601 $454,503,652 5.2%
Operation $936 $707,883,940 8.2%
Transportation $385 $291,268,692 3.4%
Other $342 $258,562,184 3.0%
Total Support $3,667 $2,773,826,818 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,484 $1,879,432,573 21.7%
Total Expenditures $11,453 $8,664,517,194 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Richland 01 School District Details

Richland 01 School District
1616 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201

24,556 Students enrolled in District

49 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Richland 01 School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
A. C. Flora High School
1 Falcon Drive
Columbia, SC, 29204
09-12
A. C. Moore Elementary School
333 Etiwan Avenue
Columbia, SC, 29205
PK-05
A. J. Lewis Greenview Elementary School
726 Easter Street
Columbia, SC, 29203
PK-05
Alcorn Middle School
5125 Fairfield Road
Columbia, SC, 29203
06-08
Annie Burnside Elementary School
7300 Patterson Road
Columbia, SC, 29209
PK-05
Arden Elementary School
1300 Ashley Street
Columbia, SC, 29203
PK-05
Bradley Elementary School
3032 Pinebelt Road
Columbia, SC, 29204
PK-05
Brennen Elementary School
4438 Devereaux Road
Columbia, SC, 29205
PK-05
Brockman Elementary School
2245 Montclair Drive
Columbia, SC, 29206
PK-05
Burton Pack Elementary School
111 Garden Drive
Columbia, SC, 29204
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 18.7% 53.9%
Black 75.4% 36.0%
Hispanic 4.4% 8.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 64.5% 55.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 61.3% 50.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,301 $177,939,972 48.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $942 $22,958,424 6.2%
Staff $846 $20,618,712 5.6%
General Administration $165 $4,021,380 1.1%
School Administration $720 $17,547,840 4.8%
Operation $1,434 $34,949,448 9.5%
Transportation $645 $15,719,940 4.3%
Other $569 $13,867,668 3.7%
Total Support $5,321 $129,683,412 35.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,544 $62,002,368 16.8%
Total Expenditures $15,167 $369,650,124 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,302 $4,011,215,057 46.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $741 $560,740,805 6.5%
Staff $565 $427,587,047 4.9%
General Administration $97 $73,304,095 0.8%
School Administration $601 $454,503,652 5.2%
Operation $936 $707,883,940 8.2%
Transportation $385 $291,268,692 3.4%
Other $342 $258,562,184 3.0%
Total Support $3,667 $2,773,826,818 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,484 $1,879,432,573 21.7%
Total Expenditures $11,453 $8,664,517,194 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

Richland 02 School District Details

Richland 02 School District
6831 Brookfield Road
Columbia, SC 29206

27,218 Students enrolled in District

32 Schools in District

15 Students Per Classroom (State average is 15)

Richland 02 School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to South Carolina

(10 is best)

Better than of SC school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School
125 Boney Road
Blythewood, SC, 29016
PK-05
Blythewood High School
10901 Wilson Boulevard
Blythewood, SC, 29016
09-12
Blythewood Middle School
2351 Longtown Road East
Blythewood, SC, 29016
06-08
Bookman Road Elementary School
1245 Bookman Road
Elgin, SC, 29045
PK-05
Bridge Creek Elementary School
121 Bombing Range Road
Elgin, SC, 29045
PK-05
Catawba Trail Elementary School
1080 Old National Highway
Elgin, SC, 29045
PK-05
Dent Middle School
2721 Decker Boulevard
Columbia, SC, 29206
06-08
E. L. Wright Middle School
2740 Alpine Road
Columbia, SC, 29223
KG-08
Forest Lake Elementary School
6801 Brookfield Road
Columbia, SC, 29206
PK-05
Joseph Keels Elementary School
7500 Springcrest Drive
Columbia, SC, 29223
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 27.2% 53.9%
Black 61.4% 36.0%
Hispanic 8.3% 8.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.9% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 44.2% 55.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.2% 50.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.0% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,039 $161,724,420 48.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $837 $22,414,860 6.7%
Staff $488 $13,068,640 3.9%
General Administration $60 $1,606,800 0.5%
School Administration $818 $21,906,040 6.5%
Operation $967 $25,896,260 7.7%
Transportation $413 $11,060,140 3.3%
Other $679 $18,183,620 5.4%
Total Support $4,263 $114,163,140 34.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,217 $59,371,260 17.7%
Total Expenditures $12,518 $335,232,040 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,302 $4,011,215,057 46.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $741 $560,740,805 6.5%
Staff $565 $427,587,047 4.9%
General Administration $97 $73,304,095 0.8%
School Administration $601 $454,503,652 5.2%
Operation $936 $707,883,940 8.2%
Transportation $385 $291,268,692 3.4%
Other $342 $258,562,184 3.0%
Total Support $3,667 $2,773,826,818 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,484 $1,879,432,573 21.7%
Total Expenditures $11,453 $8,664,517,194 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%

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