River Mill Academy

1242 South Main St

Graham, NC 27253

Grades: KG-12

596 students

River Mill Academy serves 596 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% 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 596 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 596 students
River Mill Academy Total Students (1999-2013)
Gender % 41% Male / 59%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
River Mill Academy Total Teachers (1999-2013)
Students by Grade River Mill Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
River Mill Academy Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
River Mill Academy American Indian Students (2000-2013)
Asian
1%
3%
River Mill Academy Asian Students (1999-2013)
Hispanic
1%
14%
River Mill Academy Black Students (1999-2013)
Black
16%
27%
River Mill Academy Black Students (1999-2013)
White
77%
52%
River Mill Academy White Students (1999-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
River Mill Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups River Mill Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NC 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.
0.38 0.45
River Mill Academy Diversity Score (1999-2013)
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.
16%
47%
River Mill Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2013)
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.
8%
7%
River Mill Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 596 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $7,740 is less than the state average of $11,105. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $7,448 is less than the state average of $10,880. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name River Mill Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 596 1,330
River Mill Academy School District Students Managed (1999-2013)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $19 MM
River Mill Academy School District District Total Revenue (1999-2009)
District Spending $4 MM $18 MM
River Mill Academy School District District Spending (1999-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,740 $11,105
River Mill Academy School District District Revenue / Student (1999-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,448 $10,880
River Mill Academy School District 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 Grades Students
  • GrahamSouth Graham Elementary School
    320 Ivey Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6520
    0.6 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 661 students                      
  • GrahamGraham Middle School
    311 East Pine St
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6460
    1.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 673 students                      
  • GrahamGraham High School
    903 Trollinger Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6440
    2.4 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 799 students                      
  • GrahamNorth Graham Elementary School
    1025 Trollinger Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)578-2272
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 355 students                      
  • BurlingtonHarvey R Newlin Elementary School
    316 Carden St
    BurlingtonNC 27215
    (336)570-6125
    2.5 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 702 students                      

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