Riverside Middle School

Riverside Middle School serves 468 students in grades 7 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Riverside Middle School operates within the Anderson 04 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 468 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 468 students
Riverside Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Riverside Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Riverside Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Riverside Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Riverside Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Riverside Middle School Asian Students (2000-2014)
Hispanic
2%
7%
Riverside Middle School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
16%
35%
Riverside Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
77%
52%
Riverside Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Riverside Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.38 0.41
Riverside Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
51%
Riverside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
Riverside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Anderson 04 School District's student population of 2,928 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,517 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,571 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Anderson 04 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
8
Number of Students Managed 2,928 4,192
Anderson 04 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $33 MM $38 MM
Anderson 04 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $30 MM $39 MM
Anderson 04 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,517 $9,366
Anderson 04 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,571 $9,666
Anderson 04 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Pendleton High School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is R. C. Edwards Middle School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pendleton Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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    1.4 miles
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    (864)403-2500
    1.4PK-6395
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    Grades: PK-5 | 859 students
    2.6 miles
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    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
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    Grades: 9-12 | 841 students
    2.9 miles
    7324 Hwy 187
    AndersonSC 29625
    (864)403-2100
    2.99-12841
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    Grades: PK-6 | 434 students
    3.2 miles
    550 Willliams St
    PendletonSC 29670
    (864)403-2300
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    5.8 miles
    140 Blue And Gold Blvd
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School Reviews

I am appalled by the lack of concern and complete disregard of bullying in this school. My brother attends this school and has been abused by a group of children for over two years. My brother has sought help from his teachers. The bullying only worsened. My mother has spoken with the guidance counselor every year in an attempt to solve the problem to no avail. It has been two and a half years of daily physical and verbal abuse with no intervention by the school staff! This school does NOT provide a safe learning environment!
- Posted by Parent, 12/14/09

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