River Ridge Elementary School

  • River Ridge Elementary School serves 723 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • River Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 61%.

Top Placements

River Ridge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

  • River Ridge Elementary School's student population of 723 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has grown by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students723 students
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Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Ridge Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#136 out of 2185 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of River Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
8%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
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Black
11%
37%
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White
69%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in River Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Ridge Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.500.69
This chart display the diversity score of River Ridge Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in River Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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