Richland County School District 01


Richland County School District 01


Centrally located three hours from the beaches and the mountains of South Carolina, Richland County School District One serves the capital city of Columbia. The district covers 482 square miles, educating 26,000 students in 47 schools and approximately 3,000 adult education students. Richland One is proud to serve a richly diverse student body. Students from rural, suburban and urban neighborhoods combine to form a student population representative of a wide range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Of the district's 4,500 employees, 2,500 are classroom teachers. Richland One continues to grow and hires approximately 300 new teachers each year. Continually ranked among the best school systems in South Carolina, Richland One is a leader in the state's educational community. 2002 graduates received a record $29.7 million in scholarships and financial aid, to attend a wide range of institutions, including many of America's most competitive colleges and universities. Richland County School District One is governed by a seven-member school board. The Richland One School Board has been awarded the prestigious Magna Award, for outstanding programs in school governance. Discover the Urban Advantage

Mission Statement

"One Mission, One Vision, One Common Purpose" Richland One will prepare every student to be a successful, contributing citizen in a global society by providing an effective and high-quality education.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement


Richland County School District 01

1616 Richland Street, Columbia, SC 29201