Robert Smalls International Academy

3.00 5 1 (2 reviews)
43 W. K. Alston Drive
Beaufort, SC 29906
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Robert Smalls International Academy serves 708 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 23% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Robert Smalls International 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 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Robert Smalls International Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Robert Smalls International Academy's student population of 708 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students708 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Robert Smalls International Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,142 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Robert Smalls International Academy is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#992 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Hispanic
20%
9%
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Black
53%
34%
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White
20%
51%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.640.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBeaufort 01 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Robert Smalls International Academy is Battery Creek High School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Islands Academy (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Broad River Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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RSIA is a perfect school for me cause I made new friends and family and the staff there is like a real family.
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I was at Robert Smalls since I was in 3rd grade I have been bullied at this school for years that's why I left this school for 6th grade then was bad for bullying to so don't let your kids go to Robert Smalls is a bad school for bullying they need to end bullying at all schools.
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