River Mill Academy

1242 South Main Stre

Graham, NC 27253

Tel: (336)229-0909
Grades: KG-12

593 students

River Mill Academy serves 593 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
River Mill Academy operates within the River Mill Academy School District.

Overview

The student population of 593 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 593 students
River Mill Academy Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade River Mill Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
1%
13%
Black
16%
27%
White
76%
52%
All Ethnic Groups River Mill Academy Sch Ethnicity River Mill Academy Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.40 0.44
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.
17%
45%
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.
9%
8%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 593 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name River Mill Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
4
Number of Students Managed 593 1,682
River Mill Academy School District Number of Students Managed (1999-2012)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $19 MM
River Mill Academy School District Total Revenue (1999-2009)
District Spending $4 MM $18 MM
River Mill Academy School District Spending (1999-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,740 $11,105
River Mill Academy School District Revenue / Student (1999-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,448 $10,880
River Mill Academy School District Spending / Student (1999-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Graham High School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Graham Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Graham Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • GrahamSouth Graham Elementary School
    320 Ivey Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6520
    0.6 mi | 648 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • GrahamGraham Middle School
    311 East Pine St
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6460
    1.7 mi | 648 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • GrahamGraham High School
    903 Trollinger Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6440
    2.4 mi | 821 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • GrahamNorth Graham Elementary School
    1025 Trollinger Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)578-2272
    2.5 mi | 393 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BurlingtonHarvey R Newlin Elementary School
    316 Carden St
    BurlingtonNC 27215
    (336)570-6125
    2.5 mi | 605 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Did You Know?
Graham, NC public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.04, which is lower than the North Carolina average of 0.46. The most diverse school in Graham is South Graham Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in North Carolina or national school diversity statistics.