Edward L Wright Middle School

2740 Alpine Rd, Columbia, SC 29223 | (803) 736-8740
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,271
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2740 Alpine Road, Columbia, SC 29223
  • Principal or Admin: Keith Price
  • Fax: (803) 736-8798
  • Website: www.richland2.org
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Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,271
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 82.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 646 (50.8%)
  • Females: 614 (48.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 84 (6.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 336 (26.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 420 (33.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Edward L Wright Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Edward L Wright Middle School
  Number Percent
1st Grade483.8%
2nd Grade443.5%
3rd Grade433.4%
4th Grade443.5%
5th Grade221.7%
6th Grade33726.5%
7th Grade34627.2%
8th Grade34827.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 33%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:67%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $45,073
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Edward L Wright Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,76635%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$51,34965%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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