River Oaks Middle School

  • River Oaks Middle School serves 996 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 31% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 36% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • River Oaks Middle School's student population of 996 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students996 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Oaks Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Oaks Middle School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#637 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of River Oaks Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
49%
34%
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White
30%
51%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Oaks Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.660.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in River Oaks Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in River Oaks Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDorchester 02 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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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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