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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    B
  7. Administration
    A-
  8. Sports
    B
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Richland Northeast High School is an above average, public school located in Columbia, SC. It has 1,413 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 59% of students are at least proficient in math and 72% in reading.

Richland Northeast High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
59%
Average Graduation Rate
80%
Average SAT
1070
251 responses
Average ACT
23
144 responses
AP Enrollment
12%
Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    B-
Median Household Income
$37,622
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$953
National
$949
Median Home Value
$103,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
77%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.44 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.44 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 184 responses
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  • H.O.P.E Assembly
    17%
  • Pep Rallies
    17%
  • Rivalry week
    15%
  • Palmetto Center for the Arts
    13%
  • Dress up Days
    10%
  • Homecoming Week and Theme weeks
    9%
  • H.O.P.E Assmeblyy
    5%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,413
Free or Reduced Lunch
58%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.53 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.53 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.53 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,388
Teachers in First/Second Year
15.8%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.63 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.63 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.63 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,393/ year
National
$12,239
88%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.72 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.72 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.72 responses
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I love being at Richland Northeast High School. It is a very interactive school with lots of activities for students. There are many clubs, pep rallies, sports, magnets, and other activities for every student. Everyone has a lot of school spirit even when our sports team isn't the best. The teachers are wonderful and are available for extra help when needed. It is overall a great school and I am proud to be a Cavalier!
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Richland Northeast High School is a very great school! There are many different clubs that you can be a part of, the faculty and staff are very nice people and are always willing to help if needed. Not only is it a great school but the children that attend there are also good people. Even though the school is very diverse, everyone there treats each other like how they would want to be treated!
I want to preface this by saying that I first went to Spring Valley High School to start High School and it was not very good. In terms of Education, Spring Valley was good but everything other than that was not. The school's worst problem was the fact that they actively punished kids that easily lost stuff. I was one of these and I got detention hours extremely often because of this. When I transitioned to Richland Northeast, I was pleasantly surprised when I found out that all of the criticisms that I had with Spring Valley were remedied and made better in fact. The best part is the interactions that the counselors have with the students and the amount of College Readiness that they do. It is amazing the amount of work that they do to get the students ready for the real world. The teachers are also outstanding! They truly care about students without being extremely strict and are easy to get to know and trust and this school is just amazing!