East Columbus High School



East Columbus High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Columbus High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 118
10 123
11 112
12 96

East Columbus High School is a public high school of the Columbus County School District located in Lake Waccamaw, NC. It has 449 students in grades 9th through 12th. East Columbus High School is the 391st largest public high school in North Carolina and the 11,611th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.6 to 1.

Total Students: 449
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.94

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East Columbus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 226
(50%)
1,020
(50%)
 Female 223
(50%)
1,037
(50%)

East Columbus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 181
(40%)
636
(31%)
 White 132
(29%)
1,119
(54%)
 American Indian 91
(20%)
117
(6%)
 Hispanic 32
(7%)
149
(7%)
 Two or More 13
(3%)
34
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

East Columbus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 446
(99%)
2,042
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Columbus High School is ranked 233rd out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Columbus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

East Columbus High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 620
2006 644
2007 571
2008 581
2009 559
2010 557
2011 532
2012 518
2013 495
2014 465
2015 449

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 13.7
2007 12.4
2008 13.2
2009 13.5
2010 13.8
2011 14.1
2012 14.1
2013 14.8
2014 14.1
2015 13.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.54838709677419
2006 0.50465838509317
2007 0.57267950963222
2008
2009 0.54919499105546
2010 0.59605026929982
2011 0.63157894736842
2012 0.59459459459459
2013 0.54949494949495
2014 0.55268817204301
2015 0.99331848552339

Compare East Columbus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,360.0% 13.6:1
 
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 99.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
East Columbus High School
Lake Waccamaw, NC
Public 09 - 12 449 13.6:1  
Flemington Academy
Lake Waccamaw, NC
Public 06 - 12 83 6.2:1 2 miles
Columbus Christian Academy
Whiteville, NC
Private PK - 12 140 10:1 11 miles
Whiteville High School
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Public 09 - 12 702 15:1 12 miles
Ccca - Fair Bluff /Southeastern Campuses
Whiteville, NC
Public 09 - 13 301 25.5:1 17 miles
Paul R Brown Leadership Academy
Elizabethtown, NC
Public 06 - 12 112 9.3:1 21 miles
South Columbus High School
Tabor City, NC
Public 09 - 12 808 18.4:1 22 miles
Community Baptist Academy
Bladenboro, NC
Private PK - 11 55 7:1 25 miles
East Bladen High School
Elizabethtown, NC
Public 09 - 12 657 15.8:1 25 miles
West Bladen High School
Bladenboro, NC
Public 09 - 12 803 17.2:1 26 miles
Brunswick County Academy
Bolivia, NC
Public 06 - 12 140 7.2:1 26 miles
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