5750 Mount Gallant Road
Rock Hill, SC 29732
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Riverwalk Academy serves 568 students in grades Kindergarten-11.
Riverwalk Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-11
  • Enrollment: 568 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Riverwalk Academy's student population of 568 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 38% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-11
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
568 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverwalk Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,149 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Riverwalk Academy is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#859 out of 1149 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
15%
33%
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White
74%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
20%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-11
  • Enrollment: 568 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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