200 Summit Parkway
Columbia, SC 29229
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Summit Parkway Middle School serves 1,137 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Summit Parkway Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower 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 45% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 1,137 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Summit Parkway Middle School's student population of 1,137 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,137 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
79 teachers
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School Rankings

Summit Parkway Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Summit Parkway Middle School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#723 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
11%
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Black
57%
33%
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White
20%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 1,137 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 80%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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