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River Road Elementary School

Public | PK-5 | 413 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted August 5, 2013

I love the River road school it has been a blessing since my child has arrived I love everything about the school system only problem that I do have is parents need to be more involved in activities the principal needs to listen more and get involved. My child loves going to River road since she or he has made that trans action from another school to yours. Thank you for your time.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 25, 2013

Great school. Great people. Students have their disciplinary moments but they are good. Parents should be more involved.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 24, 2005

While there are several extracurricular clubs, there is not much dedication by the advisors of some of the clubs. Would like to see it taken more seriously. Principal is 'welcoming' however seems to somewhat tire of concerns if not resolved in first meeting, unfortunatly. Wish there was an organized P.E. Class with grades given on report card. Georgia doesn't seem to think this is important as schools up north.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 23, 2005

My daughter has been attending River Road since aug 2004. I really like the school and teachers. When we moved here from south carolina I was worried that mt daughter would like the school. I'm happy the say, she loves River Road Elem.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 17, 2004

Great class size, this school is not over crowded. Strong leadership and a focus on test scores.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 15, 2004

River Road is a great school because of the safe environment and the quality of education provided for the children. I have experienced a very friendly 'family-like' atmosphere at River Road. The Principal has an open-door policy and welcomes parents to contact her if there are issues/concerns/questions/comments, etc. I believe that parents should be heard and River Road welcomes this. I wouldn't want my daughter at any other elementary school. Not to mention, our Partner In Education, W.C. Bradley is second to none!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 86% in 2010.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 85% in 2010.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
86%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2010.

72 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2010.

58 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
74%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2010.

59 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
73%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 91% in 2010.

59 students were tested at this school in 2010.

2010

 
 
76%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 88% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
88%
Math

The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
66%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
66%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 92% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
91%
Science

The state average for Science was 78% in 2013.

60 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
70%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
75%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 83% in 2013.

58 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
55%

2010

 
 
79%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 90% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
81%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
61%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

66 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
71%
Science

The state average for Science was 83% in 2013.

68 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
71%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
58%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 94% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
86%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 90% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
63%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
40%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 93% in 2013.

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
87%
Science

The state average for Science was 80% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
70%

2010

 
 
59%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 81% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
49%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests (CRCT) in reading, social studies, science, English language arts and math in grades 3 through 8. The CRCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 80% in 2012.

59 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
35%

2009

 
 
58%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2011-2012 Georgia administered the Middle Grades Writing Assessment (MGWA) to students in grades 5 and 8. The MGWA is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 52% 44%
Black 27% 37%
Hispanic 16% 12%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Columbus, GA 31904
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