Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School

422 Hazzard Circle
Ridge Spring, SC 29129
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School serves 354 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 52% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School's student population of 354 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
354 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#803 out of 1095 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
22%
12%
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Black
32%
32%
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White
40%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School's ranking?
Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School is ranked #803 out of 1,095 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in South Carolina.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).
How many students attend Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School?
354 students attend Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School students are White, 32% of students are Black, 22% of students are Hispanic, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School?
Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School offer ?
Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School part of?
Ridge Spring-monetta Elementary School is part of Aiken 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 354 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 60%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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