Saluda River Academy For The Arts
Saluda River Academy For The Arts serves 267 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Saluda River Academy For The Arts placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 267 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
- Minority Enrollment: 60%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in SC
- Math Proficiency: 45-49% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 35-39% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education
Saluda River Academy For The Arts's student population of 267 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Students by Grade
Saluda River Academy For The Arts 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 Saluda River Academy For The Arts is 0.71, which is more 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
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#668 out of 1149 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education
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