Rice Creek Elementary School

Rice Creek Elementary School serves 771 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Rice Creek Elementary School operates within the Richland 02 School District.

Overview

The student population of 771 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 771 students
Rice Creek Elementary School Total Students (1994-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Rice Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2012)
Students by Grade Rice Creek Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Rice Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
1%
Rice Creek Elementary School Asian (1995-2012)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Rice Creek Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2012)
Black
71%
37%
Rice Creek Elementary School Black (1995-2012)
White
15%
52%
Rice Creek Elementary School White (1995-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rice Creek Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rice Creek Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.47 0.70
Rice Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2012)
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.
38%
51%
Rice Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
12%
7%
Rice Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 25,954 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Richland 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
7
Number of Students Managed 25,954 4,051
Richland 02 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $274 MM $37 MM
District Spending $279 MM $43 MM
Richland 02 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,157 $9,170
Richland 02 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,394 $10,604
Richland 02 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ridge View High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Longleaf Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandlapper Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbia Ridge View High School
    Magnet School
    4801 Hard Scrabble Rd
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)699-2999
    Magnet School
    0  mi  |  2025  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Columbia Sandlapper Elementary School
    1001 Longtown Rd
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)691-4045
    1.1  mi  |  707  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia Killian Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2621 Clemson Rd
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)699-2981
    Magnet School
    1.7  mi  |  720  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia Longleaf Middle School
    Magnet School
    1160 Longreen Parkway
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)691-4870
    Magnet School
    1.8  mi  |  646  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Columbia North Springs Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1300 Clemson Rd
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)736-3183
    Magnet School
    1.9  mi  |  726  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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