Blythewood High School



Blythewood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Blythewood 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
9 537
10 541
11 466
12 383

Blythewood High School is a public high school of the Richland 02 School District located in Blythewood, SC. It has 1,927 students in grades 9th through 12th. Blythewood High School is the 19th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 1,802nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,927
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 113.5

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Blythewood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 985
(51%)
4,181
(51%)
 Female 942
(49%)
4,088
(49%)

Blythewood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 891
(46%)
5,169
(63%)
 White 872
(45%)
2,066
(25%)
 Hispanic 68
(4%)
548
(7%)
 Two or More 67
(3%)
238
(3%)
 Asian 25
(1%)
203
(2%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
14
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
31
(0%)

Blythewood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,462
(76%)
5,012
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 361
(19%)
2,672
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 104
(5%)
585
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Blythewood High School is ranked 118th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Blythewood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (24.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Blythewood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1233
2006 1567
2007 1894
2008 1979
2009 2052
2010 2076
2011 2159
2012 1613
2013 1666
2014 1824
2015 1927

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 12.7
2007 17.1
2008 15.7
2009 16.6
2010 16.6
2011 17.4
2012 16.6
2013 17.1
2014 17
2015 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32035685320357
2006 0.36885768985322
2007 0.34794086589229
2008 0.35421930267812
2009 0.30506822612086
2010 0.36560693641618
2011 0.39370078740157
2012 0.31680099194048
2013 0.26710684273709
2014 0.26864035087719
2015 0.24130773222626

Compare Blythewood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 24.1%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 

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