Blythewood Middle School

Blythewood Middle School serves 649 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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%.
Blythewood Middle School operates within the Richland 02 School District.

Overview

The student population of 649 students has declined by 32% over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 649 students
Blythewood Middle School Total Students (1997-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Blythewood Middle School Total Teachers (1997-2013)
Students by Grade Blythewood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 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 17:1 15:1
Blythewood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Blythewood Middle School Asian Students (1998-2013)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Blythewood Middle School Black Students (1998-2013)
Black
45%
36%
Blythewood Middle School Black Students (1998-2013)
White
47%
52%
Blythewood Middle School White Students (1998-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Blythewood Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Blythewood Middle 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.
0.58 0.41
Blythewood Middle School Diversity Score (1998-2013)
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.
20%
52%
Blythewood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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%
Blythewood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

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
Richland 02 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $274 MM $37 MM
Richland 02 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $279 MM $43 MM
Richland 02 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,157 $9,170
Richland 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,394 $10,604
Richland 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 Ridge View High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Longleaf Middle School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Round Top Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BlythewoodRound Top Elementary School
    449 Rimer Pond Rd
    BlythewoodSC 29016
    (803)691-8676
    0.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 620 students                      
  • ColumbiaSandlapper Elementary School
    1001 Longtown Rd
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)691-4045
    1.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 701 students                      
  • Blythewood Lake Carolina Elementary School
    1151 Kelly Mill Rd
    BlythewoodSC 29016
    (803)714-1300
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 828 students                      
  • BlythewoodKelly Mill Middle School
    Magnet School
    1141 Kelly Mill Rd
    BlythewoodSC 29016
    (803)691-7210
    Magnet School

    1.9 mi | Gr. 2-8 | 1026 students                      
  • ColumbiaRidge View High School
    Magnet School
    4801 Hard Scrabble Rd
    ColumbiaSC 29229
    (803)699-2999
    Magnet School

    2.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 1604 students                      

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