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East Columbus High School

Lake Waccamaw, NC


East Columbus High School
32 Gator Lane
Lake Waccamaw, NC  28450
Phone: 910-646-4094
Columbus County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 425
Type: Regular School  
East Columbus High School

East Columbus High School


State Ranking

#457
Statewide High School Ranking: East Columbus High School is ranked #457 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (12th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, East Columbus High School is a 2-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Columbus County, NC. East Columbus High School has an enrollment of approximately 425 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

70.2
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: East Columbus High School had a Student Growth Score of 70.2. This placed East Columbus High School in the 39th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 14.9 26th 17.5
Math 16.4 18th 18.9
Reading 15.9 19th 19.1
Science 16.6 25th 18.8
Writing 4.3 17th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at East Columbus High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 35% - Level 2
 35% - Level 2
 24% - Level 1
 24% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 28% - Level 1
 28% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 3
 16% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 35% - Level 1
 35% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 498
Math 476
Composite Score 975
SAT Participation Rate 45 %

East Columbus High had an average SAT score of 975 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #192 out of 491 NC high schools (61st percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at East Columbus High was 45% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 90% - East Columbus High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 90% - East Columbus High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 39%
 Black - 39%
 Hispanic - 7%
 Hispanic - 7%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 34%
 White - 34%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at East Columbus High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for East Columbus High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Hallsboro-Artesia Elementary School 2 4.7 miles Hallsboro, NC Regular PK-5
Hallsboro Middle School 4 5.3 miles Hallsboro, NC Regular 6-8
East Arcadia Elementary School 2 10.8 miles Riegelwood, NC Regular K-8
Edgewood Elementary School 7 11.1 miles Whiteville, NC Regular 3-5
Whiteville High School 4 11.7 miles Whiteville, NC Regular 9-12
Central Middle School 7 12.0 miles Whiteville, NC Regular 6-8
Old Dock Elementary School 8 13.0 miles Whiteville, NC Regular PK-5
Clarkton School of Discovery 8 14.0 miles Clarkton, NC Regular 6-8
Acme Delco Elementary School 6 14.6 miles Riegelwood, NC Regular PK-5
B T Washington Primary School 3 14.8 miles Clarkton, NC Regular PK-5
CCCA - Southeastern Campus 3 16.2 miles Whiteville, NC Regular 9-13
Acme Delco Middle School 3 16.3 miles Delco, NC Regular 6-8
East Bladen High School 2 16.9 miles Elizabethtown, NC Regular 9-12
Williams Township School 5 17.5 miles Whiteville, NC Regular PK-8
Nakina Middle School 5 18.0 miles Nakina, NC Regular 6-8
Chadbourn Elementary School 4 18.2 miles Chadbourn, NC Regular PK-5
Waccamaw School 6 18.8 miles Ash, NC Regular K-8
Chadbourn Middle School 2 19.1 miles Chadbourn, NC Regular 6-8