East Columbus High School

1 Gator Ln, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 | (910) 646-4094
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 559
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 559 high school students from grades 9-12
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: No
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: PO Box 401, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Mark Bridgers
  • Fax: (910) 646-3779
  • Website: www.columbus.k12.nc.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
Date School Opened: 30-JUN-92
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
College Board Number: 340010
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 559
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 41.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 273 (48.8%)
  • Females: 286 (51.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 48 (8.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 259 (46.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 307 (54.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
East Columbus High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian9316.6%
Black23742.4%
Asian--
Hispanic223.9%
White20737.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For East Columbus High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade15928.4%
10th Grade15026.8%
11th Grade12422.2%
12th Grade12622.5%
Graduation Information (2009)
Graduation Rate
School:
71.2%
District:
69.7%
State:
71.7%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that East Columbus High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on EOC and EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civics and Economics
  • English I
  • Geometry
  • Physical Science
  • US History
  • Writing
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Percent Tested
School:
39.3%
District:
38.5%
State:
63.0%
Math Average Score
School:
442.0
District:
461.0
State:
511.0
Critical Reading Average Score
School:
421.0
District:
440.0
State:
497.0
Writing Average Score
School:
404.0
District:
419.0
State:
477.0
Overall Average Score
School:
1,267.0
District:
1,320.0
State:
1,485.0
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No

EOC - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

EOC - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Algebra I Test
201073.9%76.7%77.9%
200951.6%56.3%67.9%
 
Algebra II Test
201093.8%85.7%84.9%
200975.0%76.3%72.9%
 
Biology Test
201076.7%84.5%81.2%
200955.9%56.9%71.3%
 
Civics and Economics Test
201065.8%77.6%78.7%
200952.9%61.0%71.3%
 
English I Test
201077.9%82.3%82.8%
200964.6%66.2%74.3%
 
Geometry Test
201074.2%79.9%82.3%
200963.0%71.9%73.3%
 
Physical Science Test
201069.8%82.1%76.4%
200970.9%65.2%62.7%
 
US History Test
201086.9%86.2%81.6%
200971.4%61.6%71.2%
 
Chemistry Test
200975.9%68.8%77.7%
 

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Writing Test
201068.1%70.3%70.4%
200958.5%62.7%71.1%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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