Explanation of Types of Public Schools in North Carolina

Note: All of the school types below are public schools, in that they are funded primarily through public tax dollars.

  • Regular School: a public school that students are assigned to attend because they live in the school's attendance area or attendance zone. Such schools are sometimes called “zoned schools,” “neighborhood schools” or “ZIP code schools,” and are normally only open for enrollment to students from a predetermined set of neighborhoods or ZIP codes. Regular schools are by far the most common type of school in the Charlotte area.
  • Charter School: a tuition-free, public school created on the basis of a license or “charter” made with the State Board of Education. Charter schools typically have greater freedom than traditional public schools in personnel policies, curriculum and teaching philosophy. In return, they must make a commitment to meet state standards of accountability. Charter schools are also normally open to students from counties and towns outside of where they are located. Enrollment decisions at charter schools are often lottery-based, with special consideration given to siblings of currently enrolled students.

Student Growth Index Explained

The Student Growth Index of a school is meant to measure how well the school has been growing student learning over time (i.e., years). North Carolina's public schools receive web-based reporting through the Education Value-Added Assessment System (EVAAS). EVAAS is meant to offer an objective way to measure student progress and the value schools add to students' educational attainment. EVAAS is a statistical analysis of North Carolina state assessment data, and the system provides NC schools with growth data to consider, in addition to achievement data.

If a school has a Student Growth Index of between -2.0 and 2.0, the school is deemed to have "met growth", (i.e., met its average projected growth target). A school with a Student Growth Index of less than -2.0 is considered to have "not met growth". Finally, a school with an index of greater than 2.0 is deemed to have "exceeded growth".

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River Oaks Elementary School

Myrtle Beach, SC


River Oaks Elementary School
700 Augusta Plantation Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC  29579
Phone: 843-903-6300
Horry County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 8 out of 10 stars
8

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 976
Type: Regular School    
River Oaks Elementary School

River Oaks Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#11
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: River Oaks Elementary School is ranked #11 of 29 of the best elementary schools in Myrtle Beach and surrounding areas (62nd percentile). Click the link to see all 29 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#129
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: River Oaks Elementary School is ranked #129 out of 676 of the best elementary schools in South Carolina (81st percentile). Click the link to see all 676 elementary schools.


Overall, River Oaks Elementary School is a 8-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis of South Carolina Schools. The school is located in Horry County, SC. River Oaks Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 976 students and serves grades PK-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.




South Carolina Standardized Tests

SC Ready Test Results

English

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 459.8 78th 432.8
4 502.8 71st 481.8
5 525.2 58th 522.7

English

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 459.8 78th 432.8
4 502.8 71st 481.8
5 525.2 58th 522.7

Math

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
3 483.6 75th 453.9
4 507.9 73rd 483.6
5 536.4 65th 524.7

Math

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
3 483.6 75th 453.9
4 507.9 73rd 483.6
5 536.4 65th 524.7


SC PASS Test Results (SC Palmetto Assessment of State Standards)

Science

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 1464.3 90th 1449.9
5 1553.1 69th 1548.2

Science

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 1464.3 90th 1449.9
5 1553.1 69th 1548.2

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score at
This School
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Average of
All SC Schools
4 675.9 91st 642.7
5 653.6 80th 632.6

Social Studies / History

Grade Average Score State Percentile State Average
4 675.9 91st 642.7
5 653.6 80th 632.6


Students

Poverty Rate at this School

 60% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)
 60% - This School
 66% - State Median (all schools)

Student Absentee Rate

 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 5% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

Teacher Absentee Rate

 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)
 6% - This School
 5% - State Median (all schools)

SCPass data is based on the 2016-2017 school year from the South Carolina Department of Education. If you're looking for the school report card for River Oaks Elementary School, then we can help. We've distilled much of River Oaks Elementary School's school report card data for you to see on one page.


Rankings for schools were created independently by Carolina School Hub. The test data for this site was derived from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and South Carolina Department of Education.

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Myrtle Beach Elementary School 8 2.4 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 2-3
Myrtle Beach High School 7 2.5 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12
Ocean Bay Middle School 9 2.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 6-8
Ocean Bay Elementary School 10 2.6 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Myrtle Beach Intermediate 8 2.7 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 4-5
Carolina Forest Elementary School 9 3.5 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Carolina Forest High School 8 4.9 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12
Forestbrook Middle School 9 5.2 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 6-8
Socastee Elementary School 8 6.9 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Socastee High School 9 6.9 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular 9-12
Black Water Middle School 7 7.0 miles Conway, SC Regular 6-8
Palmetto Bays Elementary School 7 7.1 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Lakewood Elementary School 9 7.1 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-5
Waccamaw Elementary School 8 8.7 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
Burgess Elementary School 9 9.8 miles Myrtle Beach, SC Regular PK-4
South Conway Elementary School 6 10.9 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5
HCS Early College High School 8 11.0 miles Conway, SC Regular 9-12
Conway Elementary School 8 11.2 miles Conway, SC Regular PK-5