North Springs Elementary School

North Springs Elementary School serves 726 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
North Springs Elementary School operates within the Richland 02 School District.

Overview

The student population of 726 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 726 students
North Springs Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 48 teachers
North Springs Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Springs 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 0.50 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 15:1 16:1
North Springs Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
1%
North Springs Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
4%
7%
North Springs Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
68%
37%
North Springs Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
20%
52%
North Springs Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Springs Elementary School Sch Ethnicity North Springs 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.
0.50 0.70
North Springs Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
34%
51%
North Springs Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
11%
7%
North Springs 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 Richland Two Charter High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Longleaf Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Summit Parkway Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Columbia Summit Parkway Middle School
    Magnet School
    200 Summit Parkway
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)699-3580
    Magnet School
    0.3  mi  |  1126  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Columbia Richland Two Charter High School
    Charter School
    750 Old Clemson Rd
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)419-1348
    Charter School
    1.7  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  11-12
  • Columbia Rice Creek Elementary School
    Magnet School
    4751 Hard Scrabble Rd
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)699-2900
    Magnet School
    1.9  mi  |  771  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Columbia Ridge View High School
    Magnet School
    4801 Hard Scrabble Rd
    Columbia , SC , 29229
    (803)699-2999
    Magnet School
    1.9  mi  |  2025  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Columbia L. B. Nelson Elementary School
    Magnet School
    225 North Brickyard Rd
    Columbia , SC , 29223
    (803)736-8730
    Magnet School
    1.9  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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