Airport High School



Airport High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Airport 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
9 412
10 338
11 284
12 307

Airport High School is a public high school of the Lexington 02 School District located in West Columbia, SC. It has 1,341 students in grades 9th through 12th. Airport High School is the 66th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 4,066th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,341
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 89

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Airport High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 680
(51%)
1,226
(52%)
 Female 661
(49%)
1,117
(48%)

Airport High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 699
(52%)
1,142
(49%)
 Black 483
(36%)
849
(36%)
 Hispanic 104
(8%)
234
(10%)
 Two or More 45
(3%)
79
(3%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
6
(0%)

Airport High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 680
(51%)
1,179
(50%)
 Not Eligible 572
(43%)
1,036
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 89
(7%)
128
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Airport High School is ranked 42nd out of 259 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Airport High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.3%) 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.

Airport High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1413
2006 1400
2007 1436
2008 1474
2009 1414
2010 1378
2011 1333
2012 1326
2013 1332
2014 1358
2015 1341

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 11.3
2007 15.8
2008 19.1
2009 17.2
2010 15.5
2011 16.1
2012 16
2013 15.9
2014 15.4
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48195329087049
2006 0.49571428571429
2007 0.57590529247911
2008 0.4280868385346
2009 0.44695898161245
2010 0.4978229317852
2011 0.55063765941485
2012 0.56711915535445
2013 0.59159159159159
2014 0.59351988217968
2015 0.57345264727815

Compare Airport High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,489.4% 14.9:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
This School 57.3%
 

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