Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle

Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle serves 636 students in grades PK - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle operates within the Aiken 01 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 636 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-8
Total Students 636 students
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 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 16:1 16:1
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
13%
7%
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
38%
35%
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Black Students (1990-2014)
White
47%
52%
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.62 0.41
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
78%
51%
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
3%
6%
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary Middle Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Aiken 01 School District's student population of 24,716 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,849 in this district is less than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $8,424 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Aiken 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
40
8
Number of Students Managed 24,716 4,192
Aiken 01 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $218 MM $38 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $208 MM $39 MM
Aiken 01 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,849 $9,366
Aiken 01 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,424 $9,666
Aiken 01 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Ridge Spring Monetta High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Batesburg-leesville Middle School (8.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Johnston Elementary School (8.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MonettaRidge Spring Monetta High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 238 students
    2.7 miles
    10 J.p. Kneece Dr
    MonettaSC 29105
    (803)685-2100
    2.79-12238
  • JohnstonJohnston Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    8.1 miles
    514 Lee St
    JohnstonSC 29832
    (803)275-1755
    8.1PK-5311
  • BatesburgBatesburg-leesville High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 515 students
    8.6 miles
    600 Summerland Ave
    BatesburgSC 29006
    (803)532-9251
    8.69-12515
  • BatesburgBatesburg-leesville Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 424 students
    8.7 miles
    425 Shealy Rd
    BatesburgSC 29006
    (803)532-3831
    8.76-8424
  • BatesburgBatesburg-leesville Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 615 students
    8.9 miles
    800 Summerland Ave
    BatesburgSC 29006
    (803)532-4452
    8.9PK-2615

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