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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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School Districts in Columbia


Richland 01 School District Details

Richland 01 School District
1616 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201

23,391 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
37%
48%
41%
49%
33%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

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) 19.9% 52.3%
Black 72.4% 34.2%
Hispanic 6.5% 11.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 62.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 58.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 3.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,814 $187,640,000 43.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,218 $29,251,633 6.7%
Staff $1,195 $28,693,000 6.6%
General Administration $181 $4,345,000 1.0%
School Administration $1,012 $24,291,000 5.6%
Operation $1,635 $39,257,000 9.0%
Transportation $807 $19,390,367 4.4%
Other $628 $15,091,000 3.5%
Total Support $6,676 $160,319,000 36.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,664 $87,978,000 20.2%
Total Expenditures $18,153 $435,937,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,019 $4,814,393,000 45.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $902 $721,243,544 6.8%
Staff $668 $534,387,000 5.0%
General Administration $99 $79,267,000 0.7%
School Administration $691 $552,631,000 5.2%
Operation $1,024 $819,202,000 7.7%
Transportation $372 $297,757,456 2.8%
Other $440 $351,562,000 3.3%
Total Support $4,196 $3,356,050,000 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,036 $2,428,454,000 22.9%
Total Expenditures $13,251 $10,598,897,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

Richland 02 School District Details

Richland 02 School District
763 Fashion Drive
Columbia, SC 29229

28,580 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)

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
51%
48%
52%
49%
50%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

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) 21.3% 52.3%
Black 63.3% 34.2%
Hispanic 12.2% 11.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.8% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 54.2% 62.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.7% 58.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.5% 3.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,279 $176,264,000 49.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,085 $30,456,840 8.6%
Staff $669 $18,788,000 5.3%
General Administration $81 $2,274,000 0.6%
School Administration $927 $26,011,000 7.3%
Operation $1,095 $30,748,000 8.7%
Transportation $420 $11,778,160 3.3%
Other $680 $19,096,000 5.4%
Total Support $4,957 $139,152,000 39.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,423 $39,946,000 11.2%
Total Expenditures $12,659 $355,362,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,019 $4,814,393,000 45.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $902 $721,243,544 6.8%
Staff $668 $534,387,000 5.0%
General Administration $99 $79,267,000 0.7%
School Administration $691 $552,631,000 5.2%
Operation $1,024 $819,202,000 7.7%
Transportation $372 $297,757,456 2.8%
Other $440 $351,562,000 3.3%
Total Support $4,196 $3,356,050,000 31.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,036 $2,428,454,000 22.9%
Total Expenditures $13,251 $10,598,897,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%

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