South Carolina Science Academy



South Carolina Science Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

South Carolina Science Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 32
7 45
8 43
9 16
10 5
11 0
12 0

South Carolina Science Academy is a public high school of the Sc Public Charter School District located in Columbia, SC. It has 141 students in grades 6th through 10th. South Carolina Science Academy is the 233rd largest public high school in South Carolina and the 18,959th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 141
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 6

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South Carolina Science Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 82
(58%)
7,285
(48%)
 Female 59
(42%)
7,974
(52%)

South Carolina Science Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 96
(68%)
2,684
(18%)
 White 37
(26%)
11,034
(72%)
 Hispanic 7
(5%)
799
(5%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
483
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
33
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
152
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
74
(0%)

South Carolina Science Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 64
(45%)
5,310
(35%)
 Not Eligible 60
(43%)
8,334
(55%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(12%)
1,615
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

South Carolina Science Academy is ranked 227th out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of South Carolina Science Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.4%) is slightly 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.

South Carolina Science Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 N/A
2014 131
2015 141

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 9.7
2015 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013
2014 0.34351145038168
2015 0.57446808510638

Compare South Carolina Science Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 57.4%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
South Carolina Science Academy
Columbia, SC
Public 06 - 10 141 23.5:1  
C. A. Johnson High School
Columbia, SC
Public 09 - 12 432 10.4:1 2 miles
Dreher High School
Columbia, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,154 15.8:1 3 miles
Covenant Classical Christian School
Columbia, SC
Private KG - 12 105 9:1 3 miles
Brookland-Cayce Senior High School
Cayce, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,002 10.5:1 3 miles
Sc Connections Academy
Columbia, SC
Public KG - 12 3,648 34:1 3 miles
Eau Claire High School
Columbia, SC
Public 09 - 12 634 12:1 3 miles
Sc Virtual Charter School
Columbia, SC
Public KG - 12 3,422 31.7:1 3 miles
Cardinal Newman School
Columbia, SC
Private 07 - 12 511 10:1 4 miles
Pendergrass Fairwold School
Columbia, SC
Public PK - 12 101 5.9:1 4 miles
A. C. Flora High School
Columbia, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,413 15.9:1 4 miles
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