River Road Elementary School

516 Heath Dr
Columbus, GA 31904
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
River Road Elementary School serves 404 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
River Road Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is equal to the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

River Road Elementary School's student population of 404 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

River Road Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of River Road Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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 Testing Rank
#1571 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
28%
15%
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Black
23%
37%
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White
40%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMuscogee County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to River Road Elementary School is Jordan Vocational High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Arnold Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fox Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbus Fox Elementary School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 325 students
    1.0 miles
    600 38th St
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2723
    1 PK-5 325
  • Columbus Arnold Middle School Math: 30% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 607 students
    1.3 miles
    2011 51st St
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2436
    1.3 6-8 607
  • Columbus Johnson Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 439 students
    1.4 miles
    3700 Woodlawn Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2795
    1.4 PK-5 439
  • Columbus Allen Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 432 students
    1.5 miles
    5201 23rd Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2418
    1.5 K-5 432
  • Columbus Jordan Vocational High School Math: 10% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 766 students
    1.6 miles
    3200 Howard Ave
    Columbus, GA 31904
    (706) 748-2819
    1.6 9-12 766

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