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
9 216
10 211
11 185
12 167

South Columbus High School is a public high school of the Columbus County School District located in Tabor City, NC. It has 779 students in grades 9th through 12th. South Columbus High School is the 277th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 7,449th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.7 to 1.

Total Students: 779
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.7

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South Columbus High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 401
(51%)
982
(50%)
 Female 378
(49%)
990
(50%)

South Columbus High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 546
(70%)
1,068
(54%)
 Black 168
(22%)
640
(32%)
 Hispanic 52
(7%)
112
(6%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
33
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
117
(6%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

South Columbus High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 408
(52%)
861
(44%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 333
(43%)
981
(50%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(5%)
130
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Columbus High School is ranked 254th out of 0 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 (47.6%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.3%. 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

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

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

Compare South Columbus High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 47.6%
 

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South Columbus High School
Tabor City, NC
Public 09 - 12 779 16.7:1  
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Public 09 - 12 453 12.5:1 13 miles
Waccamaw Academy
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Private PK - 12 108 6:1 15 miles
East Columbus High School
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Public 09 - 12 518 14.1:1 22 miles
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Private PK - 12 104 8:1 23 miles
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