Horse Creek Academy

1200 Tooleback Road

Aiken, SC 29803

Tel: (803)226-0160
  • Horse Creek Academy serves 334 students in grades KG-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Horse Creek Academy operates within the Aiken 01 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 334 students has grown by 91% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has grown by 61% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 334 students
Horse Creek Academy Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Horse Creek Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 21 teachers
Horse Creek Academy Total Teachers (2007-2015)
Students by Grade Horse Creek Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less 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 16:1 16:1
Horse Creek Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2007-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Horse Creek Academy Asian Students (2009-2014)
Hispanic
4%
8%
Horse Creek Academy Black Students (2003-2015)
Black
18%
35%
Horse Creek Academy Black Students (2005-2015)
White
77%
52%
Horse Creek Academy White Students (2005-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Horse Creek Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Horse Creek Academy Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Horse Creek Academy 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.
0.38 0.42
Horse Creek Academy Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
31%
50%
Horse Creek Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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.
30%
6%
Horse Creek Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2015)

District Comparison

  • Aiken 01 School District's student population of 24,534 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,165 in this district is less than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,425 is less than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
6
Number of Students Managed 24,534 3,454
Aiken 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $227 MM $39 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $233 MM $38 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,165 $11,413
Aiken 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,425 $10,999
Aiken 01 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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