River Oaks Academy

  • River Oaks Academy serves 596 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 49% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • River Oaks Academy's student population of 596 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students596 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Oaks Academy's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Oaks Academy is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1492 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
67%
26%
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White
14%
49%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Oaks Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.52n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in River Oaks Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCharlotte-Mecklenburg s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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The student/teacher ratio is much too high. There are some truly outstanding teachers however they are spread too thin.
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