South Columbia Elementary School

Tel: (706)863-3220
  • South Columbia Elementary School serves 561 students in grades PK-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 58%.
  • South Columbia Elementary School operates within the Columbia County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 561 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 561 students
South Columbia Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % South Columbia Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 37 teachers
South Columbia Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade South Columbia Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
South Columbia Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
4%
South Columbia Elementary School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
10%
14%
South Columbia Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
27%
37%
South Columbia Elementary School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
56%
42%
South Columbia Elementary School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
South Columbia Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
6%
3%
South Columbia Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups South Columbia Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.61 0.41
South Columbia Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
53%
57%
South Columbia Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
6%
South Columbia Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Columbia County School District's student population of 25,532 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,869 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,731 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Columbia County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
5
Number of Students Managed 25,532 3,306
Columbia County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $221 MM $33 MM
Columbia County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $218 MM $33 MM
Columbia County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,869 $10,007
Columbia County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,731 $9,869
Columbia County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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