8642 River Oaks Drive
North Charleston, SC 29420
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
River Oaks Middle School serves 1,015 students in grades 6-8.
River Oaks Middle 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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

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School Overview

River Oaks Middle School's student population of 1,015 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,015 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
58 teachers
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School Rankings

River Oaks Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of River Oaks Middle School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#903 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
15%
9%
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Black
50%
34%
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White
25%
51%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
This school is very big, however it is kept very clean at all times. The floors are always shinning and I never see trash on the floors like most of the other middle schools in the area.
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5  
I was wondering if river oaks middle school offers same gender classes? Like all boys in a class and all girls in a class..
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 1,015 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67 (Top 10%)

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