Richland High School
Richland High School serves 1,376 students in grades 9-12.
Richland High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).
Richland High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Richland High School's student population of 1,376 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Richland High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Richland High School is 0.52, 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 Data
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#234 out of 1149 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education
Teachers are great. Administration does not control the disruptive students. When a disruptive student gets sent to an administrator, the student gets a slap on the wrist and gets sent back to class. Gangs have significant influence. Good teachers and substitutes who try to teach the students get forced out of their jobs by the administration. I would not send my child to this school.
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