Newly renovated Saluda River Academy for the Arts is a public elementary school in Lexington 2, West Columbia, S.C. SRAA serves as a partial magnet for district students exhibiting a strong arts interest. The 400 student school consists of four areas of concentration:
- Arts standards-based classes in Visual Art, Theatre, Dance, and Music
- School-wide arts integration lessons scheduled on a regular basis for grades K-5
- Annual Artist-in-Residence program that provides four guest artists
- Several after school arts clubs
Saluda River has won the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts National School of Distinction in Arts Education and National Title One School Awards. The vision of the school is to grow and advance every student through the arts.