Blythewood Middle School

  • Blythewood Middle School serves 769 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
  • 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.

School Overview

  • The student population of 769 students has grown by 31% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 769 students
Blythewood Middle School Total Students (1997-2015)
Gender % Blythewood Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 45 teachers
Blythewood Middle School Total Teachers (1997-2015)
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 0.56 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Blythewood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1997-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Blythewood Middle School Asian Students (2000-2015)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Blythewood Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
47%
35%
Blythewood Middle School Black Students (1999-2015)
White
47%
52%
Blythewood Middle School White Students (1999-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Blythewood Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Blythewood Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.56 0.42
Blythewood Middle School Diversity Score (1997-2015)
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%
50%
Blythewood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Blythewood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Richland 02 School District's student population of 26,729 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,759 is higher than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,518 is higher than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Richland 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
31
6
Number of Students Managed 26,729 3,454
Richland 02 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $342 MM $39 MM
Richland 02 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $335 MM $38 MM
Richland 02 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,759 $11,413
Richland 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $12,518 $10,999
Richland 02 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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    1.9 miles
    1141 Kelly Mill Road
    BlythewoodSC 29016
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    1.9 miles
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