Columbia, SC
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Columbia Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data


School Districts in Columbia


Richland 01 School District Details

Richland 01 School District
1616 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201

23,711 Students enrolled in District

48 Schools in District

12 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
KG-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) 19.9% 52.7%
Black 73.0% 34.6%
Hispanic 5.8% 10.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.2% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 61.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 57.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 4.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,821 $186,812,406 45.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,170 $27,946,620 6.8%
Staff $1,103 $26,346,258 6.4%
General Administration $173 $4,132,278 1.0%
School Administration $954 $22,787,244 5.6%
Operation $1,587 $37,907,082 9.2%
Transportation $650 $15,525,900 3.8%
Other $699 $16,696,314 4.1%
Total Support $6,337 $151,365,582 36.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,022 $72,183,492 17.6%
Total Expenditures $17,179 $410,337,594 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,669 $4,426,637,206 44.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $900 $702,362,511 7.0%
Staff $637 $497,250,296 4.9%
General Administration $98 $76,483,828 0.8%
School Administration $664 $518,237,477 5.2%
Operation $1,004 $783,984,138 7.8%
Transportation $389 $303,374,162 3.0%
Other $433 $338,055,734 3.4%
Total Support $4,124 $3,219,922,703 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,081 $2,405,327,837 23.9%
Total Expenditures $12,874 $10,051,872,853 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%

Richland 02 School District Details

Richland 02 School District
763 Fashion Drive
Columbia, SC 29229

28,394 Students enrolled in District

33 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
Jackson Creek Elementary School
7150 Trenholm Road Extension
Columbia, SC, 29223
PK-05
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School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 22.3% 52.7%
Black 62.9% 34.6%
Hispanic 11.4% 10.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 3.0% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 51.9% 61.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 44.3% 57.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.6% 4.1%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,227 $173,123,054 46.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,050 $29,192,100 7.8%
Staff $669 $18,599,538 5.0%
General Administration $74 $2,057,348 0.6%
School Administration $903 $25,105,206 6.7%
Operation $1,059 $29,442,318 7.9%
Transportation $432 $12,010,464 3.2%
Other $703 $19,544,806 5.3%
Total Support $4,890 $135,951,780 36.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,276 $63,277,352 17.0%
Total Expenditures $13,393 $372,352,186 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,669 $4,426,637,206 44.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $900 $702,362,511 7.0%
Staff $637 $497,250,296 4.9%
General Administration $98 $76,483,828 0.8%
School Administration $664 $518,237,477 5.2%
Operation $1,004 $783,984,138 7.8%
Transportation $389 $303,374,162 3.0%
Other $433 $338,055,734 3.4%
Total Support $4,124 $3,219,922,703 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,081 $2,405,327,837 23.9%
Total Expenditures $12,874 $10,051,872,853 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%

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