South Columbus High School

Tel: (910)653-4073
Grades: 9-12

779 students

South Columbus High School serves 779 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
South Columbus High School operates within the Columbus County s School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the NC state average of 74%.

Overview

The student population of 779 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 779 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is equal to the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Hispanic
6%
14%
Black
22%
27%
White
71%
52%
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.45
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
47%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,829 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Columbus County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
19
1
Number of Students Managed 7,829 1,330
Graduation Rate 70% 74%
District Total Revenue $65 MM $19 MM
District Spending $65 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,989 $11,105
District Spending / Student $8,971 $10,880
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Loris High School (9.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Tabor City Middle School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Williams Township Elementary School (2.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WhitevilleWilliams Township Elementary School
    10400 James B White Hwy
    WhitevilleNC 28472
    (910)653-3791
    2.9 mi | 727 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Tabor CityTabor City Elementary School
    203 Stake Rd
    Tabor CityNC 28463
    (910)653-3618
    3.8 mi | 462 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Tabor CityTabor City Middle School
    701 West Sixth St
    Tabor CityNC 28463
    (910)653-3637
    4.6 mi | 243 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • LorisLoris Elementary School
    901 Hwy 9 Business East
    LorisSC 29569
    (843)390-6860
    9 mi | 718 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • LorisLoris High School
    301 Loris Lions Rd
    LorisSC 29569
    (843)390-6800
    9.5 mi | 766 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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