South Columbus High School



South Columbus High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South 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
9 238
10 215
11 176
12 179

South Columbus High School is a public high school of the Columbus County School District located in Tabor City, NC. It has 808 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Columbus High School is the 277th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 7,341st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.4 to 1.

Total Students: 808
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 44

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South Columbus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 408
(50%)
1,020
(50%)
 Female 400
(50%)
1,037
(50%)

South Columbus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 561
(69%)
1,119
(54%)
 Black 172
(21%)
636
(31%)
 Hispanic 60
(7%)
149
(7%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
34
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
117
(6%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Columbus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 805
(100%)
2,042
(99%)
 Not Eligible 3
(0%)
15
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Columbus High School is ranked 67th out of 646 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Columbus High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.6%) 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.

South Columbus High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 827
2006 780
2007 713
2008 728
2009 722
2010 782
2011 778
2012 779
2013 765
2014 785
2015 808

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 14.2
2007 12.4
2008 13.5
2009 13.6
2010 18
2011 18.1
2012 16.7
2013 17
2014 18.3
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47521160822249
2006 0.46025641025641
2007 0.53295932678822
2008
2009 0.54986149584488
2010 0.58184143222506
2011 0.573264781491
2012 0.47625160462131
2013 0.46535947712418
2014 0.47643312101911
2015 0.99628712871287

Compare South Columbus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,497.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.8%
 
This School 99.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Columbus High School
Tabor City, NC
Public 09 - 12 808 18.4:1  
Grace Christian School
Loris, SC
Private PK - 12 56 9:1 7 miles
Loris High School
Loris, SC
Public 09 - 12 867 16.5:1 10 miles
Ccca - Fair Bluff /Southeastern Campuses
Whiteville, NC
Public 09 - 13 301 25.5:1 12 miles
Green Sea Floyds High School
Green Sea, SC
Public 06 - 12 639 13.2:1 12 miles
West Columbus High School
Cerro Gordo, NC
Public 09 - 12 499 14.1:1 13 miles
Whiteville High School
Whiteville, NC
Public 09 - 12 702 15:1 13 miles
Columbus Christian Academy
Whiteville, NC
Private PK - 12 140 10:1 15 miles
Flemington Academy
Lake Waccamaw, NC
Public 06 - 12 83 6.2:1 20 miles
East Columbus High School
Lake Waccamaw, NC
Public 09 - 12 449 13.6:1 22 miles
North Myrtle Beach Christian School
Longs, SC
Private PK - 12 98 6:1 23 miles
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