L B Nelson Elementary School

225 North Brickyard Rd, Columbia, SC 29223 | (803) 736-8730
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 540
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 225 N. Brickyard Road, Columbia, SC 29223
  • Principal or Admin: Kelli Alridge
  • Fax: (803) 699-3672
  • Website: www.richland2.org
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: 540
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 42.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 276 (51.1%)
  • Females: 259 (48.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 48 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 211 (39.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 259 (48.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
L B Nelson Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.6%
Black37268.9%
Asian163.0%
Hispanic163.0%
White12823.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For L B Nelson Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten407.4%
Kindergarten8115.0%
1st Grade8615.9%
2nd Grade8215.2%
3rd Grade9417.4%
4th Grade8415.6%
5th Grade7313.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 26%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:74%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 15 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,119
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
L B Nelson Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$31,80224%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$47,96876%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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