Richland 01 School District

1616 Richland Street
Columbia, SC 29201
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Richland 01 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in South Carolina for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2023 school year, there are 48 public schools serving 22,202 students in Richland 01 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 4/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
Public Schools in Richland 01 School District have an average math proficiency score of 33% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 51% (majority Black).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (SC)
# Schools
48 Schools
1,280 Schools
# Students
22,202 Students
766,302 Students
# Teachers
1,871 Teachers
52,099 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Richland 01 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 82 school districts in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 76% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (SC)
Overall District Rank
#53 out of 85 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Richland 01  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
26%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Richland 01  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(20-21)
36%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Richland 01  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of SC by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(19-20)
83%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Richland 01  School District and public school graduation rate of SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.47
0.65
# American Indian Students
7 Students
2,263 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
206 Students
12,871 Students
% Asian Students
1%
2%
# Hispanic Students
1,443 Students
87,155 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
11%
# Black Students
15,603 Students
250,168 Students
% Black Students
70%
33%
# White Students
3,860 Students
373,848 Students
% White Students
17%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
49 Students
984 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,034 Students
38,764 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
700
20,837
# Students in K Grade:
1,625
51,543
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,730
55,077
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,663
54,901
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,692
55,934
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,679
56,543
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,671
57,229
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,700
60,742
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,805
62,102
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,741
62,612
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,935
66,199
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,580
59,504
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,456
52,853
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,225
50,226
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,958 is higher than the state median of $11,941. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $19,635 is higher than the state median of $11,103. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (SC)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$443 MM
$46 MM
This chart display total revenue of Richland 01  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$436 MM
$42 MM
This chart display total spending of Richland 01  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,958
$11,941
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Richland 01  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$19,635
$11,103
This chart display average spending per public school student in Richland 01  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in SC by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Richland 01 School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Brockman Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2245 Montclair Drive
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 790-6743
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #22.
Rosewood Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3300 Rosewood Drive
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 343-2930
Grades: K-5
| 330 students
Rank: #33.
Dreher High School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
3319 Millwood Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 253-7000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,150 students
Rank: #44.
Brennen Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4438 Devereaux Road
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 738-7204
Grades: PK-5
| 758 students
Rank: #55.
Satchel Ford Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5901 Satchel Ford Road
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 738-7209
Grades: K-5
| 641 students
Rank: #66.
C. A. Johnson High School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2219 Barhamville Road
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 253-7092
Grades: 9-12
| 387 students
Rank: #77.
W.j. Keenan High School
Magnet School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
361 Pisgah Church Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 714-2500
Grades: 9-12
| 725 students
Rank: #88.
Crayton Middle School
Math: 51% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5000 Clemson Avenue
Columbia, SC 29206
(803) 738-7224
Grades: 6-8
| 1,012 students
Rank: #99.
Pendergrass Fairwold School
Special Education School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
5935 Token Street
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 735-3435
Grades: PK-12
| 58 students
Rank: #1010.
A. C. Flora High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Falcon Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 738-7300
Grades: 9-12
| 1,363 students
Rank: #1111.
A. C. Moore Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
333 Etiwan Avenue
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 343-2910
Grades: PK-5
| 191 students
Rank: #1212.
Meadowfield Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
525 Galway Lane
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 738-5549
Grades: PK-5
| 589 students
Rank: #1313.
Hand Middle School
Math: 38% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2600 Wheat Street
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 343-2947
Grades: 6-8
| 740 students
Rank: #1414.
Lower Richland High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2615 Lower Richland Boulevard
Hopkins, SC 29061
(803) 695-3000
Grades: 9-12
| 1,200 students
Rank: #1515.
Columbia High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1701 Westchester Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 731-8950
Grades: 9-12
| 671 students
Rank: #1616.
Bradley Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3032 Pinebelt Road
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 738-7200
Grades: PK-5
| 378 students
Rank: #1717.
Eau Claire High School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4800 Monticello Road
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 735-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 593 students
Rank: #1818.
Caughman Road Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7725 Caughman Road
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 783-5534
Grades: PK-5
| 621 students
Rank: #1919.
Gadsden Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1660 South Goodwin Circle
Gadsden, SC 29052
(803) 353-2231
Grades: PK-5
| 146 students
Rank: #2020.
H. B. Rhame Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Arrowwood Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 731-8900
Grades: PK-5
| 470 students
Rank: #2121.
W. G. Sanders Middle School
Magnet School
Math: 27% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3455 Pine Belt Road
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 735-7575
Grades: 6-8
| 570 students
Rank: #2222.
Watkins-nance Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2525 Barhamville Road
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 733-4321
Grades: PK-5
| 330 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Logan Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
815 Elmwood Avenue
Columbia, SC 29201
(803) 343-2915
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
South Kilbourne Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 South Kilbourne Road
Columbia, SC 29205
(803) 738-7215
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Annie Burnside Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
7300 Patterson Road
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 783-5530
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #25 - 2625. - 26.
Mill Creek Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
925 Universal Drive
Columbia, SC 29209
(803) 783-5553
Grades: PK-5
| 309 students
Rank: #2727.
Horrell Hill Elementary School
Math: 30% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
517 Horrell Hill Road
Hopkins, SC 29061
(803) 783-5545
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #2828.
Sandel Elementary School
Math: 32% | Reading: 29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
2700 Seminole Road
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 731-8906
Grades: PK-5
| 471 students
Rank: #2929.
Webber School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
140 Webber School Road
Eastover, SC 29044
(803) 353-8771
Grades: PK-5
| 200 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
A. J. Lewis Greenview Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
726 Easter Street
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 735-3417
Grades: PK-5
| 324 students
Rank: #30 - 3130. - 31.
J. P. Thomas Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6001 Weston Avenue
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 735-3430
Grades: PK-5
| 360 students
Rank: #3232.
Burton Pack Elementary School
Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
111 Garden Drive
Columbia, SC 29204
(803) 691-5550
Grades: PK-5
| 413 students
Rank: #3333.
Arden Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1300 Ashley Street
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 735-3400
Grades: PK-5
| 238 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Carolina School For Inquiry
Charter School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
7405-a Fairfield Road
Columbia, SC 29202
(803) 691-1250
Grades: PK-6
| 142 students
Rank: #34 - 3634. - 36.
Edward E. Taylor Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Mcrae Street
Columbia, SC 29203
(803) 343-2974
Grades: PK-5
| 224 students
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 48 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 22,202 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Btm 50% in SC)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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