River Ridge Academy

3050 River Ridge Drive
Bluffton, SC 29910
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • River Ridge Academy serves 1,051 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher 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 57% (which is higher 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 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • River Ridge Academy's student population of 1,051 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students1,051 students
Total Classroom Teachers62 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of River Ridge Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • River Ridge Academy's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Ridge Academy is 0.57, 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#329 out of 1,130 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
44%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
43%
Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
Asian
2%
2%
Hispanic
24%
9%
Black
11%
34%
White
60%
51%
Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Ridge Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.570.43
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
64%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeaufort 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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