Rice Creek Elementary School

  • Rice Creek Elementary School serves 732 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
  • Rice Creek Elementary School operates within the Richland 02 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 732 students has declined by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 732 students
Rice Creek Elementary School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Rice Creek Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Rice Creek Elementary School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Rice Creek Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.46 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 16:1 16:1
Rice Creek Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Rice Creek Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
6%
8%
Rice Creek Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
72%
35%
Rice Creek Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
15%
52%
Rice Creek Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Rice Creek Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2011)
Two or more races
6%
3%
Rice Creek Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Rice Creek Elementary 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.
0.46 0.42
Rice Creek Elementary School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
37%
50%
Rice Creek Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
13%
6%
Rice Creek Elementary 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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