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 declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 774 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 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
Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
5%
7%
Black
70%
36%
White
17%
52%
Two or more races
6%
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.
0.48 0.41
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%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 26,564 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,157 is higher than the state average of $9,170. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,394 is higher than the state average of $10,604. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Richland 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
7
Number of Students Managed 26,564 4,140
District Total Revenue $274 MM $37 MM
District Spending $279 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,157 $9,170
District Spending / Student $11,394 $10,604
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 (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 Grades Students
  • ColumbiaRidge View High School
    Magnet School
    4801 Hard Scrabble Rd
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)699-2999
    Magnet School

    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1604 students                      
  • ColumbiaSandlapper Elementary School
    1001 Longtown Rd
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)691-4045
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 701 students                      
  • ColumbiaKillian Elementary School
    Magnet School
    2621 Clemson Rd
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)699-2981
    Magnet School

    1.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 727 students                      
  • ColumbiaLongleaf Middle School
    Magnet School
    1160 Longreen Parkway
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)691-4870
    Magnet School

    1.8 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 694 students                      
  • ColumbiaNorth Springs Elementary School
    Magnet School
    1300 Clemson Rd
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)736-3183
    Magnet School

    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 715 students                      

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