Riverview Charter School is located in Beaufort, SC and is one of 22 elementary schools in Beaufort School District. It is a charter school that serves 266 students in grades K-5.
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system.
Riverview Charter School made AYP in 2011. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of South Carolina in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Riverview Charter School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2011)
In 2011, Riverview Charter School had 20% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. South Carolina had 54% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Beaufort spends $10,149 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 58% on instruction, 38% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Beaufort District
In 2011, Riverview Charter School had 14 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The South Carolina average is 16 students per full-time equivalent teacher.