School Details

River Springs Elementary School

115 Connie Wright Rd, Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 732-8147
8

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 656 students 15 students/teacher (SC avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

88%
86%
80%
76%
82%
73%
83%
77%
61%
90%
84%
75%
78%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lexington 05 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

89%
85%
78%
88%
87%
78%
82%
83%
74%
95%
89%
81%
81%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lexington 05 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

87%
85%
77%
87%
84%
76%
85%
82%
72%
93%
82%
70%
86%
79%
74%

Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS)

In 2011-2012 South Carolina used the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in writing, English/Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science. The PASS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of South Carolina. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Lexington 05 School District average
  • South Carolina state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

River Springs Elementary School is a public elementary school in Irmo. The principal of River Springs Elementary School is Melissa Cole, who can be contacted at mcole@lex5.k12.sc.us. 656 students go to River Springs Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 12% of the 656 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at River Springs Elementary School is 15:1. Oak Pointe Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Chorus

Languages Taught

  • French

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 76% 65%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 3%
Asian 4% %
Hispanic 3% 2%
Black, non-Hispanic 16% 29%
Multiracial 0.6% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 12% 26%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    All 3 of my children go to this school. The teachers office staff and principal are amazing! Everyone goes out of their way to please and make the parents and students feel comfortable. The children are loved and challenged. I love this school!

  • (8 years ago)

    Lynn Robertson is the most incredible pricipal I have ever encountered. The acedemics are top rate the teacher acess is top rate the organization is top rate as well. I do believe she knows every childs name that attends her school.

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Overall score

(based on 6 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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