3806 North Main Street
Columbia, SC 29203
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Midlands Arts Conservatory serves 140 students in grades 6-9.
Midlands Arts Conservatory placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Midlands Arts Conservatory ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Midlands Arts Conservatory's student population of 140 students has grown by 84% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 216% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-9
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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School Rankings

Midlands Arts Conservatory is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Midlands Arts Conservatory is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#571 out of 1095 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
47%
33%
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White
46%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.57
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
59%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education
Profile last updated: 02/24/2022

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Midlands Arts Conservatory's ranking?

Midlands Arts Conservatory ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%) and Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Midlands Arts Conservatory?

140 students attend Midlands Arts Conservatory.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

47% of Midlands Arts Conservatory students are Black, 46% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Midlands Arts Conservatory?

Midlands Arts Conservatory has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Midlands Arts Conservatory offer ?

Midlands Arts Conservatory offers enrollment in grades 6-9 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Midlands Arts Conservatory part of?

Midlands Arts Conservatory is part of South Carolina Public Charter School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-9
  • Enrollment: 140 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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