Saluda River Academy For The Arts

1520 Duke Avenue
West Columbia, SC 29169
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Saluda River Academy For The Arts serves 366 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 bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 35-39% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Saluda River Academy For The Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

School Overview

Saluda River Academy For The Arts's student population of 366 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

Saluda River Academy For The Arts 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 Saluda River Academy For The Arts is 0.71, 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
#657 out of 1142 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
27%
9%
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Black
33%
34%
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White
33%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.710.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
62%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLexington 02 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Saluda River Academy For The Arts is Sc Connections Academy (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Northside Middle School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Columbia Northside Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 566 students
    0.7 miles
    157 Cougar Drive
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803) 739-4190
    0.7 6-8 566
  • Columbia Sc Connections Academy Charter School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 4,719 students
    1.1 miles
    220 Stoneridge Drive Suite 403
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 212-4712
    1.1 K-12 4,719
  • West Columbia Brookland Cayce Grammar School No. 1 Math: 36% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 476 students
    1.2 miles
    114 Hook Avenue
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803) 739-4075
    1.2 PK-5 476
  • Columbia Sc Virtual Charter School Charter School
    Math: 35% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-12 | 3,503 students
    1.2 miles
    140 Stoneridge Drive Suite 420
    Columbia, SC 29210
    (803) 253-6222
    1.2 K-12 3,503
  • West Columbia East Point Academy Charter School
    Math: 56% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 514 students
    1.7 miles
    1401 Leaphart Street
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803) 926-0524
    1.7 PK-8 514

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