Northside Middle School

157 Cougar Dr, West Columbia, SC 29169 | (803) 739-4190
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 581
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 157 Cougar Crive, West Columbia, SC 29169
  • Principal or Admin: David Sims
  • Fax: (803) 739-3188
  • Website: nms.lex2.groupfusion.net
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 581
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 40.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 284 (48.9%)
  • Females: 296 (50.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 40 (6.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 203 (34.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 243 (41.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Northside Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.5%
Black17930.8%
Asian71.2%
Hispanic6911.9%
White32255.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Northside Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade20134.6%
7th Grade19032.7%
8th Grade19032.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 43%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:58%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $41,083
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Northside Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$31,37233%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$45,75868%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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