Lower Richland High School



Lower Richland High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Lower Richland 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
9 359
10 344
11 266
12 218

Lower Richland High School is a public high school of the Richland 01 School District located in Hopkins, SC. It has 1,187 students in grades 9th through 12th. Lower Richland High School is the 75th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 4,735th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,187
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 89

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Lower Richland High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 623
(52%)
3,199
(50%)
 Female 564
(48%)
3,190
(50%)

Lower Richland High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,027
(87%)
4,676
(73%)
 White 106
(9%)
1,248
(20%)
 Two or More 32
(3%)
219
(3%)
 Hispanic 14
(1%)
159
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
74
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
6
(0%)

Lower Richland High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 751
(63%)
3,442
(54%)
 Not Eligible 374
(32%)
2,737
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(5%)
210
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Lower Richland High School is ranked 25th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Lower Richland High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (68.5%) 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.

Lower Richland High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1453
2006 1460
2007 1487
2008 1443
2009 1388
2010 1350
2011 1233
2012 1187

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.6
2006 12.5
2007 14.9
2008 17.8
2009 15.1
2010 16.5
2011 13.5
2012 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.51961459050241
2006 0.52808219178082
2007 0.52656355077337
2008 0.55647955647956
2009 0.59293948126801
2010 0.63407407407407
2011 0.70235198702352
2012 0.6849199663016

Compare Lower Richland High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
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 68.5%
 

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Lower Richland High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,187 13.3:1  
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