Riverside Middle School

  • Riverside Middle School serves 440 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Riverside Middle School operates within the Anderson 04 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 440 students has declined by 7% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students440 students
Riverside Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Riverside Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Riverside Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeRiverside Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
Riverside Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Riverside Middle School Asian Students (2000-2015)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Riverside Middle School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
16%
35%
Riverside Middle School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
75%
52%
Riverside Middle School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Riverside Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRiverside Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownSC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.410.61
Riverside Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
43%
50%
Riverside Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
5%
Riverside Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Anderson 04 School District's student population of 2,909 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,374 is higher than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,440 is higher than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District NameAnderson 04 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
6
Number of Students Managed2,9093,454
Anderson 04 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$33 MM$38 MM
Anderson 04 School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$30 MM$39 MM
Anderson 04 School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,374$9,366
Anderson 04 School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$10,440$9,666
Anderson 04 School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

2  12/14/2009
I am appalled by the lack of concern and complete disregard of bullying in this school. My brother attends this school and has been abused by a group of children for over two years. My brother has sought help from his teachers. The bullying only worsened. My mother has spoken with the guidance counselor every year in an attempt to solve the problem to no avail. It has been two and a half years of daily physical and verbal abuse with no intervention by the school staff! This school does NOT provide a safe learning environment!
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