Columbia High School



Columbia High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Columbia 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
9 246
10 221
11 176
12 131

Columbia High School is a public high school of the Richland 01 School District located in Columbia, SC. It has 774 students in grades 9th through 12th. Columbia High School is the 120th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 7,490th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.6 to 1.

Total Students: 774
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 53

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Columbia High School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 402
(52%)
3,199
(50%)
 Female 372
(48%)
3,190
(50%)

Columbia High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 672
(87%)
4,676
(73%)
 Asian 43
(6%)
74
(1%)
 Two or More 24
(3%)
219
(3%)
 White 18
(2%)
1,248
(20%)
 Hispanic 17
(2%)
159
(2%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Columbia High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 473
(61%)
3,442
(54%)
 Not Eligible 264
(34%)
2,737
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 37
(5%)
210
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Columbia High School is ranked 97th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Columbia High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (65.9%) is higher than the state average of 51.1%. 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.

Columbia High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 779
2006 796
2007 761
2008 771
2009 719
2010 728
2011 732
2012 774

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.6
2006 10.5
2007 13.5
2008 17
2009 14.1
2010 15.5
2011 13.8
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50834403080873
2006 0.54899497487437
2007 0.55584756898817
2008 0.54993514915694
2009 0.58275382475661
2010 0.66758241758242
2011 0.59016393442623
2012 0.65891472868217

Compare Columbia High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
This School 65.9%
 

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