Hand Middle School

2600 Wheat St, Columbia, SC 29205 | (803) 343-2947
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 884
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2600 Wheat Street, Columbia, SC 29205
  • Principal or Admin: Marisa Vickers
  • Fax: (803) 733-6173
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: 884
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 60.3
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 443 (50.1%)
  • Females: 430 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 43 (4.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 382 (43.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 425 (48.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Hand Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black51858.6%
Asian161.8%
Hispanic303.4%
White30935.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Hand Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade29733.6%
7th Grade29333.1%
8th Grade29433.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 39%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:61%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,543
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Hand Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,95326%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$47,53174%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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