Rice Creek Elementary School

Rice Creek Elementary School serves 774 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% 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 774 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 774 students
Rice Creek Elementary School Total Students (1994-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Rice Creek Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1994-2013)
Students by Grade Rice Creek Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 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 15:1 15:1
Rice Creek Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1994-2013)
Asian
2%
1%
Rice Creek Elementary School Asian (1995-2013)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Rice Creek Elementary School Hispanic (1995-2013)
Black
70%
36%
Rice Creek Elementary School Black (1995-2013)
White
17%
52%
Rice Creek Elementary School White (1995-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
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.
0.48 0.41
Rice Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2013)
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.
39%
52%
Rice Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
13%
7%
Rice Creek Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,564 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Richland 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
7
Number of Students Managed 26,564 4,140
Richland 02 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $274 MM $37 MM
District Spending $279 MM $43 MM
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ridge View High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Blythewood Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sandlapper Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ColumbiaSandlapper Elementary School
    1001 Longtown Rd
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)691-4045
    0.9 mi | 701 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ColumbiaRidge View High School
    Magnet School
    4801 Hard Scrabble Rd
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)699-2999
    Magnet School

    1.1 mi | 1604 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BlythewoodKelly Mill Middle School
    Magnet School
    1141 Kelly Mill Rd
    BlythewoodSC 29016
    (803)691-7210
    Magnet School

    1.5 mi | 1026 students | Gr. 2-8                      
  • BlythewoodHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lake Carolina Elementary School
    1151 Kelly Mill Rd
    BlythewoodSC 29016
    (803)714-1300
    1.6 mi | 828 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BlythewoodBlythewood Middle School
    2351 Longtown Rd East
    BlythewoodSC 29016
    (803)691-6850
    1.8 mi | 649 students | Gr. 6-8                      

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