Saluda River Academy For The Arts

Saluda River Academy For The Arts serves 414 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Saluda River Academy For The Arts operates within the Lexington 02 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 414 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 414 students
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Saluda River Academy For The Arts Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Saluda River Academy For The Arts Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more 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 14:1 16:1
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
1%
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
22%
7%
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
28%
35%
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Black Students (1988-2014)
White
45%
52%
Saluda River Academy For The Arts White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Saluda River Academy For The Arts All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.68 0.41
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
61%
51%
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2014)
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.
5%
6%
Saluda River Academy For The Arts Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,980 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,204 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,625 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lexington 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
8
Number of Students Managed 8,980 4,192
Lexington 02 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $38 MM
Lexington 02 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $87 MM $39 MM
Lexington 02 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,204 $9,366
Lexington 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,625 $9,666
Lexington 02 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
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 School Connections Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Northside Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is School Connections Academy (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • West ColumbiaNorthside Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 557 students157 Cougar Dr
    West ColumbiaSC 29169
    (803)739-4190
    0.76-8557
  • ColumbiaSchool Connections Academy
    Charter School
    1.1 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 3331 students220 Stoneridge Dr
    ColumbiaSC 29210
    (803)212-4712
    1.1KG-123331
  • West ColumbiaBrookland Cayce Grammar School No. 1
    Magnet School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 409 students114 Hook Ave
    West ColumbiaSC 29169
    (803)739-4075
    1.2KG-5409
  • ColumbiaSchool Virtual Charter Schoolhool
    Charter School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 3733 students140 Stoneridge Dr
    ColumbiaSC 29210
    (803)253-6222
    1.2KG-123733
  • CayceEast Point Academy
    Charter School
    1.7 miles | Grades: PK-4 | 309 students1340 Knox Abbott Dr
    CayceSC 29033
    (803)739-4992
    1.7PK-4309

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