River Mill Academy

1242 South Main St

Graham, NC 27253

Tel: (336)229-0909
Grades KG-12
579 students
River Mill Academy serves 579 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the NC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 49%.
River Mill Academy operates within the River Mill Academy School District.

School Overview

The student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 579 students
River Mill Academy Total Students (2000-2014)
Gender % River Mill Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
River Mill Academy Total Teachers (2000-2014)
Students by Grade River Mill Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 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 16:1
River Mill Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
River Mill Academy American Indian Students (2001-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
River Mill Academy Asian Students (2004-2014)
Hispanic
1%
15%
River Mill Academy Black Students (1999-2014)
Black
16%
26%
River Mill Academy Black Students (2000-2014)
White
78%
51%
River Mill Academy White Students (2000-2014)
Two or more races
3%
4%
River Mill Academy 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.
0.37 0.45
River Mill Academy Diversity Score (2000-2014)
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.
16%
47%
River Mill Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2014)
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.
7%
7%
River Mill Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

River Mill Academy School District's student population of 579 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $7,103 in this district is less than the state average of $10,864. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,571 is higher than the state average of $10,591. The district spending/student has grown by 55% over four years.
School District Name River Mill Academy School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
1
Number of Students Managed 579 1,120
River Mill Academy School District Students Managed (2000-2014)
District Total Revenue $4 MM $18 MM
River Mill Academy School District District Total Revenue (2000-2014)
District Spending $7 MM $18 MM
River Mill Academy School District District Spending (2000-2014)
District Revenue / Student $7,103 $10,864
River Mill Academy School District District Revenue / Student (2000-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,571 $10,591
River Mill Academy School District District Spending / Student (2000-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • GrahamSouth Graham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 606 students
    0.6 miles
    320 Ivey Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6520
    0.6PK-5606
  • GrahamGraham Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 674 students
    1.7 miles
    311 East Pine St
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6460
    1.76-8674
  • GrahamGraham High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 826 students
    2.4 miles
    903 Trollinger Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)570-6440
    2.49-12826
  • BurlingtonHarvey R Newlin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 693 students
    2.5 miles
    316 Carden St
    BurlingtonNC 27215
    (336)570-6125
    2.5PK-5693
  • GrahamNorth Graham Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 372 students
    2.5 miles
    1025 Trollinger Rd
    GrahamNC 27253
    (336)578-2272
    2.5PK-5372

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