Dent Middle School

6950 North Trenholm Rd, Columbia, SC 29206 | (803) 699-2750
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 1,253
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School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 2721 Decker Blvd., Columbia, SC 29206
  • Principal or Admin: Randall Gary
  • Fax: (803) 699-2754
  • Website:
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: 1,253
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 86.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 582 (46.4%)
  • Females: 659 (52.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 105 (8.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 556 (44.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 661 (52.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dent Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian50.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dent Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade41533.1%
7th Grade44435.4%
8th Grade39431.4%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 32%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:68%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $43,134
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Dent Middle School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$34,60537%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$48,29863%
Source: SC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on March 09, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Dent Middle has been a great school for my child. The TLC Magnet Program is wonderful, as are ALL the faculty and staff that work so hard everyday to teach, guide, problem-solve and lead our children.

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