Riverside Middle School

458 Riverside St,

Pendleton, SC, 29670-0248

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

420 students

Riverside Middle School serves 420 students in grades 7-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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.

Overview

The student population of 420 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-8
Total Students 420 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
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 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1
16:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
15%
37%
White
77%
52%
Unknown
6%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.38
0.59
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 45%
51%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,866 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Anderson 04 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
n/a
Number of Students Managed 2,866
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (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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  • 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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