Rice Creek Elementary School

  • Rice Creek Elementary School serves 741 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 49% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Rice Creek Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Rice Creek Elementary School's student population of 741 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students741 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rice Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Rice Creek Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank#496 out of 1142 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rice Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
6%
9%
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Black
78%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Rice Creek Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
7%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rice Creek Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.380.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rice Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rice Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichland 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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