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1701 Westchester Dr

Columbia, SC 29210

(803) 731-8950

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 503

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for Columbia High School

I have recently moved to columbia sc and columbia high school is a ok school but not perfect. There are some things I dont like about this school . First the school does have many fun days such as spirit week they have spirit week but its not very spirity type its a very carless school. They also dont ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/14

I moved to SC recently and enrolled my son who is 15 in the 9th grade, in Columbia High. If your child has an IEP, this is the worst school to send them. If they have to be in a "Self Contained" class, they will get no credit for attending high school only a certificate at graduation for attendance. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/27/12

my 2 sons graduated from there!

Posted by a parent on 10/09/10

My child will graduate from Columbia High School this year. Thus far she has been accepted by two colleges. She is working closely with the counselors. She is involved in various activities, one being FBLA. She has excelled tremendously. She is a representative for the state. Columbia has been wonderful ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/07/09

I am a former student of Columbia High and I graduated in 2006. I feel that Columbia High did not teach me the much needed skills to be a successful freshman in college. I struggled my freshman year because I had to teach myself how to study, and how to manage time. Columbia High has a very cherished ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/02/09

I attended Columbia High School and graduated in 2002. I am making sure that when my own children enter school they are in a different zone. I feel like I would have been better prepared for college if I had attended another school.

Posted by a former student on 07/17/07

As a parent of two students who have graduated and one who is a jr. I feel CHS is the best kept secret of Richland #1. Students have the opportunity to expand themselves wether it be academically or through music and athletics. There is a great Student Council and ROTC.The band isn't bad either. Our ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/31/07

i was a former student at Columbia High for two years and the entire time i was there it was always a great experience. one of the things that i loved about the high school was that everyone knew each other and there were a lot of friendly students. one of the best things that could have happen to ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 11/28/05

Columbia High school is a very good school for anyones children to attend. The teachers take the time to listen to each child and to help each one in the best way possible. Many activities are offered throughout the school year; it is basically up to the student to take the chance and envolve themselves. ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 03/08/05

I'm a student here and I don't like it b/c I'm always getting threatened and picked on b/c I am a hispanic at a black school.

Posted by a student on 10/12/04

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Test scores for Columbia High School

HSAP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Columbia High School
Richland County School District 01
South Carolina
* In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the High School Assessment Program (HSAP) to test grade 10 students in English/Language Arts and Math. The HSAP is a high school graduation requirement. The HSAP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficiency level 2.

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Columbia schools — Columbia High School is located at 1701 Westchester Dr, Columbia SC 29210. 1701 Westchester Dr is in the 29210 ZIP code in Columbia, SC The school district for Columbia High School is the Richland County School District 01. Columbia High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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