Herbert A. Wood Elementary School

737 Pine Ridge Dr

West Columbia, SC 29172-1831

Grades: 2-5

483 students

Herbert A. Wood Elementary School serves 483 students in grades 2-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School operates within the Lexington 02 School District.

Overview

The student population of 483 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-5
Total Students 483 students
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.63 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
9%
7%
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Black Students (1994-2013)
Black
38%
36%
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
47%
52%
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Herbert A. Wood Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.63 0.41
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
63%
52%
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
9%
7%
Herbert A. Wood Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,175 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,949 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,302 is less than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 6% over four years.
School District Name Lexington 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
7
Number of Students Managed 9,175 4,140
Lexington 02 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $89 MM $37 MM
Lexington 02 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $43 MM
Lexington 02 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,949 $9,170
Lexington 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,302 $10,604
Lexington 02 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Airport High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pine Ridge Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Congaree/wood Early Childhood Center (0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West ColumbiaCongaree/wood Early Childhood Center
    737 Pine Ridge Dr
    West ColumbiaSC 29172
    (803)755-7474
    0 mi | Gr. PK-1 | 655 students                      
  • West ColumbiaPine Ridge Middle School
    735 Pine Ridge Dr
    West ColumbiaSC 29172
    (803)755-7400
    0 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 443 students                      
  • West ColumbiaCongaree Elementary School
    1221 Ramblin' Rd
    West ColumbiaSC 29172
    (803)755-7430
    1.4 mi | Gr. 2-5 | 385 students                      
  • West ColumbiaR. H. Fulmer Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1614 Walterboro St
    West ColumbiaSC 29170
    (803)822-5660
    2.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 644 students                      
  • West ColumbiaAirport High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1315 Boston Ave
    West ColumbiaSC 29170
    (803)822-5600
    2.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1326 students                      

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