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
9 420
10 374
11 278
12 254

Airport High School is a public high school of the Lexington 02 School District located in West Columbia, SC. It has 1,326 students in grades 9th through 12th. Airport High School is the 59th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 4,008th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,326
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 83

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Airport High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 681
(51%)
1,218
(52%)
 Female 645
(49%)
1,136
(48%)

Airport High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 707
(53%)
1,262
(54%)
 Black 479
(36%)
807
(34%)
 Hispanic 72
(5%)
173
(7%)
 Two or More 51
(4%)
79
(3%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
21
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
4
(0%)

Airport High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 654
(49%)
1,143
(49%)
 Not Eligible 574
(43%)
1,064
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 98
(7%)
147
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Airport High School is ranked 34th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Airport High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.7%) is slightly 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.

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

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

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

Compare Airport High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 
This School 56.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Airport High School
West Columbia, SC
Public 09 - 12 1,326 16:1  
Covenant Christian Academy
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Private PK - 12 94 10:1 1 miles
Grace Christian School
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Private PK - 12 247 11:1 3 miles
Glenforest School
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Private KG - 12 62 4:1 4 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,028 10.5:1 4 miles
Sc Connections Academy
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Public KG - 12 2,980 39.2:1 5 miles
Sc Virtual Charter School
Columbia, SC
Public KG - 12 3,190 39.6:1 5 miles
Heathwood Hall Episcopal School
Columbia, SC
Private PK - 12 776 7:1 6 miles
Columbia High School
Columbia, SC
Public 09 - 12 774 14.6:1 7 miles
Richland One Charter Middle College
Columbia, SC
Public 11 - 12 128 32:1 8 miles
Hammond School
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Private PK - 12 903 9:1 8 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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