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  • For the 2020-21 school year, there are 102 public schools in Richland County, SC, serving 70,081 students.
  • Richland County, SC public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the South Carolina public school average of 45%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Richland County have an average ranking in the top 50% of South Carolina public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Richland County, SC are Spring Hill High School, Spring Valley High School and Blythewood High School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the South Carolina public school average of 49% (majority Black).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the South Carolina public school average of 15:1.

Top Richland County Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • A. C. Flora High School Math: 41% | Reading: 84%
    Rank: Top 30%
    1 Falcon Drive
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 738-7300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,402 student
  • A. C. Moore Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    333 Etiwan Avenue
    Columbia, SC 29205
    (803) 343-2910

    Grades: PK-5 | 352 students
  • A. J. Lewis Greenview Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    726 Easter Street
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 735-3417

    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
  • Alcorn Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5125 Fairfield Road
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 735-3439

    Grades: 6-8 | 410 students
  • Annie Burnside Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7300 Patterson Road
    Columbia, SC 29209
    (803) 783-5530

    Grades: PK-5 | 351 students
  • Arden Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1300 Ashley Street
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 735-3400

    Grades: PK-5 | 327 students
  • Ballentine Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 66%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1040 Bickley Road
    Irmo, SC 29063
    (803) 476-4500

    Grades: PK-5 | 581 students
  • Bethel-hanberry Elementary School Math: 74% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Top 20%
    125 Boney Road
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-6880

    Grades: PK-5 | 708 students
  • Birchwood School Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 20-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    5000 Broad River Road
    Columbia, SC 29212
    (803) 896-9278

    Grades: 5-12 | 114 students
  • Blythewood High School Math: 72% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 5%
    10901 Wilson Boulevard
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-4090

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,986 student
  • Blythewood Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 30%
    2351 Longtown Road East
    Blythewood, SC 29016
    (803) 691-6850

    Grades: 6-8 | 834 students
  • Bookman Road Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 56%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1245 Bookman Road
    Elgin, SC 29045
    (803) 699-1724

    Grades: PK-5 | 459 students
  • Bradley Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3032 Pinebelt Road
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 738-7200

    Grades: PK-5 | 412 students
  • Brennen Elementary School Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 20%
    4438 Devereaux Road
    Columbia, SC 29205
    (803) 738-7204

    Grades: K-5 | 892 students
  • Bridge Creek Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 54% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Top 50%
    121 Bombing Range Road
    Elgin, SC 29045
    (803) 462-3900

    Grades: PK-5 | 555 students
  • Brockman Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank: Top 5%
    2245 Montclair Drive
    Columbia, SC 29206
    (803) 790-6743

    Grades: PK-5 | 326 students
  • Burton Pack Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 20%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    111 Garden Drive
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 691-5550

    Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
  • C. A. Johnson High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Top 50%
    2219 Barhamville Road
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 253-7092

    Grades: 9-12 | 396 students
  • Carolina School For Inquiry Charter School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7405-a Fairfield Road
    Columbia, SC 29202
    (803) 691-1250

    Grades: PK-6 | 176 students
  • Carver-lyon Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 20-24% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2100 Waverly Street
    Columbia, SC 29204
    (803) 343-2900

    Grades: PK-5 | 410 students
  • Catawba Trail Elementary School Math: 51% | Reading: 44%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1080 Old National Highway
    Elgin, SC 29045
    (803) 699-3501

    Grades: PK-5 | 602 students
  • Caughman Road Elementary School Math: 29% | Reading: 28%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7725 Caughman Road
    Columbia, SC 29209
    (803) 783-5534

    Grades: PK-5 | 652 students
  • Center For Advanced Technical Studies Vocational School
    916 Mount Vernon Church Road
    Chapin, SC 29036
    (803) 476-8600

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Chapin Middle School Math: 60% | Reading: 64%
    Rank: Top 20%
    11661 Broad River Road
    Chapin, SC 29036
    (803) 726-6500

    Grades: 6-8 | 835 students
  • Columbia High School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1701 Westchester Drive
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 731-8950

    Grades: 9-12 | 622 students
  • Crayton Middle School Math: 49% | Reading: 53%
    Rank: Top 50%
    5000 Clemson Avenue
    Columbia, SC 29206
    (803) 738-7224

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,125 student
  • Dent Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2721 Decker Boulevard
    Columbia, SC 29206
    (803) 699-2750

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,251 student
  • Dreher High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 89%
    Rank: Top 10%
    3319 Millwood Avenue
    Columbia, SC 29205
    (803) 253-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,126 student
  • Dutch Fork Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 36%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    7900 Broad River Road
    Irmo, SC 29063
    (803) 476-3900

    Grades: PK-5 | 498 students
  • Dutch Fork High School Magnet School
    Math: 60% | Reading: 85%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1400 Old Tamah Road
    Irmo, SC 29063
    (803) 476-3300

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,769 student
  • Dutch Fork Middle School Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1528 Old Tamah Road
    Irmo, SC 29063
    (803) 476-4800

    Grades: 6-8 | 1,065 student
  • E. L. Wright Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    2740 Alpine Road
    Columbia, SC 29223
    (803) 736-8740

    Grades: K-8 | 1,356 student
  • Eau Claire High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4800 Monticello Road
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 735-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 527 students
  • Edward E. Taylor Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    200 Mcrae Street
    Columbia, SC 29203
    (803) 343-2974

    Grades: PK-5 | 317 students
  • Evaluation And Detention Center Alternative School
    Math: 6-9% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1731 Shivers Road
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 896-7455

    Grades: 5-12 | 237 students
  • Show 67 more public schools in Richland County, SC (out of 102 total schools)
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