Alcorn Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
5125 Fairfield Road
Columbia, SC 29203
Phone
(803) 735-3439
District
RICHLAND 01
County
RICHLAND COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
340
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

1

(10 is best)

Better than 6.3% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Alcorn Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 19 40
Proficiency in Reading 27 39
Proficiency in Math 10 41

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 12 34
Proficiency in Reading 16 36
Proficiency in Math 7 33

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 16 37
Proficiency in Reading 18 40
Proficiency in Math 13.1 34

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 10.00
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.64
AVG FOR STATE 15.21
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 125 36.8%
Grade 7 128 37.6%
Grade 8 87 25.6%
Total 340 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 1.2% 19.0% 53.6%
Black 86.4% 74.8% 35.7%
Hispanic 12.0% 4.6% 8.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.3% 1.5% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 100.0% 100.0% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 100.0% 100.0% 55.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 205,396 5,024,369
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 452.6 165
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.2% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 40.7% 32.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 23.0% 26.6%
65 OR OLDER 12.2% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 78,722 1,862,487
Single parent households with children 14.2% 12.1%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 87.1% 86.0%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 33.6% 26.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.1% 6.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 8.6% 10.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.4% 11.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.8% 18.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.3% 20.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.9% 17.7%
$15,000 or less 17.9% 14.7%

Education 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 $5,253 $4,011,215,057 46.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $734 $560,740,805 6.5%
Staff $560 $427,587,047 4.9%
General Administration $96 $73,304,095 0.8%
School Administration $595 $454,503,652 5.2%
Operation $927 $707,883,940 8.2%
Transportation $381 $291,268,692 3.4%
Other $339 $258,562,184 3.0%
Total Support $3,633 $2,773,826,818 32.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,461 $1,879,432,573 21.7%
Total Expenditures $11,348 $8,664,517,194 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%