W.j. Keenan High School

361 Pisgah Church Road

Columbia, SC 29203
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (803)714-2500
  • W.j. Keenan High School serves 708 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
  • W.j. Keenan High School operates within the Richland 01 School District.
  • Richland 01 School District's 56% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 708 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students708 students
W.j. Keenan High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %W.j. Keenan High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
W.j. Keenan High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeW.j. Keenan High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
W.j. Keenan High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Hispanic
2%
8%
W.j. Keenan High School Black Students (2007-2015)
Black
96%
35%
W.j. Keenan High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
52%
W.j. Keenan High School White Students (1989-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
W.j. Keenan High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsW.j. Keenan High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.080.42
W.j. Keenan High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
50%
W.j. Keenan High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
W.j. Keenan High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Richland 01 School District's student population of 24,556 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 56% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $15,001 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $15,748 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameRichland 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
49
6
Number of Students Managed24,5563,454
Richland 01 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate56%67%
Richland 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2015)
District Total Revenue$362 MM$38 MM
Richland 01 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$380 MM$39 MM
Richland 01 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$15,001$9,366
Richland 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$15,748$9,666
Richland 01 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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South Carolina public schools have a diversity score of 0.42, which is higher than the national average of 0.31. The most diverse school district in South Carolina is Beaufort 01 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.