Ridge View High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
4801 Hard Scrabble Road
Columbia, SC 29229
Phone
(803) 699-2999
District
RICHLAND 02
County
RICHLAND COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
Yes
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1596
Classroom Teachers
97

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

8

(10 is best)

Better than 74.6% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

Ridge View High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
75%
64%
80%
71%
69%
57%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
17
15
15
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 465 29.1%
Grade 10 410 25.7%
Grade 11 419 26.3%
Grade 12 302 18.9%
Total 1596 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 10.6% 21.3% 52.3%
Black 80.9% 63.3% 34.2%
Hispanic 6.9% 12.2% 11.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.3% 2.8% 1.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.4% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 50.3% 54.2% 62.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 40.9% 46.7% 58.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.4% 7.5% 3.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 143,288 5,148,714
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 897.3 169
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.7% 19.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 34.9% 31.9%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.4% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 12.1% 17.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 53,557 1,921,862
Single Parent Households With Children 15.4% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.5% 87.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 42.3% 28.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 11.8% 9.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.4% 12.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.8% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.5% 18.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.1% 19.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 10.8% 15.6%
$15,000 or less 9.6% 12.5%

Education 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%