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Richland School District No. 2
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  • COLUMBIA, SC

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade A minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Richland School District No. 2 is a highly rated, public school district located in COLUMBIA, SC. It has 28,303 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 35% of students are at least proficient in math and 47% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
47%
Percent Proficient - Math
35%
Average Graduation Rate
89%
Average SAT
1110
2,017 responses
Average ACT
23
859 responses

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
28,303
Free or Reduced Lunch
48.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$65,249
Teachers in First/Second Year
25.5%

Finances

Expenses Per Student
$15,056 / student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    54%
  • Support Services
    42%
  • Other
    3%

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$56,137
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,042
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$175,100
National
$244,900

Richland School District No. 2 Reviews

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