Blythewood 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2351 Longtown Road East
Blythewood, SC 29016
Phone
(803) 691-6850
District
RICHLAND 02
County
RICHLAND COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
835
Classroom Teachers
50

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to South Carolina

9

(10 is best)

Better than 80.9% of SC schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

7

(10 is best)

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

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 41
Proficiency in Reading 52 39
Proficiency in Math 62 42

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 57 35
Proficiency in Reading 57 36
Proficiency in Math 57 34

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 47 38
Proficiency in Reading 47 40
Proficiency in Math 47.0 35

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.70
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.74
AVG FOR STATE 15.18
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 272 32.6%
Grade 7 289 34.6%
Grade 8 274 32.8%
Total 835 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 42.7% 24.6% 53.3%
Black 49.4% 61.7% 35.2%
Hispanic 5.1% 10.1% 9.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.5% 3.0% 1.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.5% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 27.4% 48.5% 66.3%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.8% 41.3% 63.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.6% 7.2% 3.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 137,543 5,024,369
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 861.3 165
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.6% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 35.3% 32.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 25.6% 26.4%
65 OR OLDER 11.2% 16.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 51,763 1,871,307
Single Parent Households With Children 15.5% 11.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.0% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 40.2% 27.0%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 9.2% 7.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.2% 11.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.2% 11.8%
$50,000 - $74,999 19.0% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.9% 19.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.5% 17.1%
$15,000 or less 9.9% 14.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,108 $168,110,484 45.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $885 $24,357,855 6.6%
Staff $666 $18,330,318 4.9%
General Administration $64 $1,761,472 0.5%
School Administration $883 $24,302,809 6.6%
Operation $1,020 $28,073,460 7.6%
Transportation $476 $13,100,948 3.5%
Other $583 $16,045,909 4.3%
Total Support $4,577 $125,972,771 34.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,783 $76,596,509 20.7%
Total Expenditures $13,468 $370,679,764 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,533 $4,267,597,209 45.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $810 $624,827,308 6.7%
Staff $611 $471,133,701 5.0%
General Administration $103 $79,360,510 0.8%
School Administration $647 $498,964,119 5.3%
Operation $975 $752,315,821 8.0%
Transportation $436 $336,482,498 3.6%
Other $391 $301,661,896 3.2%
Total Support $3,974 $3,064,745,977 32.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,623 $2,023,206,067 21.6%
Total Expenditures $12,130 $9,355,634,652 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%