Birchwood School



Birchwood School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birchwood School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 8
8 13
9 105
10 63
11 35
12 11

Birchwood School is a public high school of the Dept of Juvenile Justice School District located in Columbia, SC. It has 235 students in grades 5th through 12th. Birchwood School is the 218th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 16,303rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 7.8 to 1.

Total Students: 235
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 7.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.1

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Birchwood School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 202
(86%)
645
(87%)
 Female 33
(14%)
96
(13%)

Birchwood School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 171
(73%)
491
(66%)
 White 53
(23%)
215
(29%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
18
(2%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
14
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Birchwood School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 232
(99%)
728
(98%)
 Not Eligible 3
(1%)
13
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Birchwood School is ranked 193rd out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birchwood School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.7%. 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.

Birchwood School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 329
2006 297
2007 258
2008 300
2009 221
2010 179
2011 127
2012 177
2013 196
2014 201
2015 235

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 7.7
2006 5.1
2007 6
2008 7.9
2009 6.7
2010 6.9
2011 4.9
2012 6.8
2013 9.6
2014 9.1
2015 7.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.99392097264438
2006 0.98989898989899
2007 0.98837209302326
2008 0.99
2009 0.98642533936652
2010 N/A
2011 0.97637795275591
2012 0.98305084745763
2013 0.98469387755102
2014 0.98507462686567
2015 0.98723404255319

Compare Birchwood School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
780.0% 7.8:1
 
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 98.7%
 

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