Riverside Middle School

458 Riverside St

Pendleton, SC 29670-0248

Tel: (864)403-2200
Grades: 7-8

475 students

Riverside Middle School serves 475 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% 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.

Overview

The student population of 475 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 475 students
Riverside Middle School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Riverside Middle School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Riverside Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 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 14:1 15:1
Riverside Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Riverside Middle School Hispanic (1996-2013)
Black
17%
36%
Riverside Middle School Black (1988-2013)
White
78%
52%
Riverside Middle School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Riverside Middle School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.36 0.41
Riverside Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
47%
52%
Riverside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2013)
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.
7%
7%
Riverside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,914 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Anderson 04 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
7
Number of Students Managed 2,914 4,140
Anderson 04 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $37 MM
District Spending $31 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,829 $9,170
Anderson 04 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,677 $10,604
Anderson 04 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PendletonPendleton Elementary School
    902 East Queen St
    PendletonSC 29670
    (864)403-2500
    1.4 mi | 416 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ClemsonClemson Elementary School
    581 Berkeley Dr
    ClemsonSC 29631
    (864)397-1500
    2.6 mi | 808 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AndersonPendleton High School
    7324 Hwy 187
    AndersonSC 29625
    (864)403-2100
    2.9 mi | 837 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • PendletonLa France Elementary School
    550 Willliams St
    PendletonSC 29670
    (864)403-2300
    3.2 mi | 440 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • CentralHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award D. W. Daniel High School
    140 Blue And Gold Blvd
    CentralSC 29630
    (864)397-2900
    5.8 mi | 1030 students | Gr. 9-12                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 14, 2009 - 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

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