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5000 Broad River Road
Columbia, SC 29210-4024
p. 803-896-9114

Birchwood High School
in Columbia, SC

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Dept Of Juvenile Justice
State Agency:
South Carolina Department Of Education

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeOther/alternative school
Grades offered4th Grade – 12th Grade
LevelOther (mixed, ungraded, etc.)
Teacher FTEs43.0
Surrounding communityCity, Mid-size Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with a population less than 250,000 and greater than or equal to 100,000.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Columbia, SC 29210-4024
Total Population39,216 (39,216 urban / N/A rural)
Households16,652 (2.06 people per house)
Median Household Income$36,182
Families8,184 (2.8 people per family)
Pop. — African American17,892
Pop. — Asian996
Pop. — Pacific Islander32
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native208
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)20,171
Pop. — Other427

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 255 99%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 255 99%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     39%
English Language Learners     0%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A29%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A44%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A51%
White Non-HispanicN/A66%
All StudentsN/A59%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients N/A 88.97%
GED Recipients     5.57%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Birchwood High School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic191>74%39%
Asian / Pacific Islander1<N/A1%
American Indian / Alaskan Native1N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic61<23%53%
6th Grade 2 1 3
7th Grade 8 3 11
8th Grade 19 3 22
9th Grade 110 1 1 1 35 148
10th Grade 36 2 15 53
11th Grade 11 4 15
12th Grade 5 1 6
Total 191 4 1 1 61 258

Dept Of Juvenile Justice – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Birchwood High School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides18.0>43%40%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; Supervisors2.0>5%2%
Library / Media Specialist2.0<5%5%
Library / Media SupportN/A1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)N/A2%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)5.0>12%6%
Guidance Staff Total5.0>12%9%
District Admins1.0<2%3%
Dist. Admin/SpptN/A2%
School Admins5.0>12%12%
School Admin/Sppt2.0>5%3%
Other SupportN/A1%
  FTEs % of District % of State

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