Polytechnic High School

Polytechnic High School serves 2,789 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 75%.
Polytechnic High School operates within the Riverside Unified School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the CA state average of 83%.

School Overview

The student population of 2789 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 105 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,789 students
Polytechnic High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Polytechnic High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Polytechnic High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Polytechnic High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 28:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 27:1 25:1
Polytechnic High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
11%
Polytechnic High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
54%
53%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
7%
6%
Polytechnic High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
35%
25%
Polytechnic High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Polytechnic High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Polytechnic High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.42
Polytechnic High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
40%
49%
Polytechnic High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
9%
Polytechnic High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 42,477 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,081 is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,263 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Riverside Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
50
4
Number of Students Managed 42,477 1,757
Riverside Unified School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 83%
Riverside Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2010)
District Total Revenue $388 MM $17 MM
Riverside Unified School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $396 MM $18 MM
Riverside Unified School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $9,081 $10,238
Riverside Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,263 $10,739
Riverside Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is California School For The Deaf-riverside (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is California School For The Deaf-riverside (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Reach Leadership Academy (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RiversideReach Leadership Academy
    Charter School
    0.2 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 218 students5320 Victoria Ave
    RiversideCA 92503
    (951)444-5323
    0.2KG-6218
  • RiversideAlcott Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 797 students2433 Central Ave
    RiversideCA 92506
    (951)788-7451
    0.3KG-6797
  • RiversideVictoria Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: KG-6 | 569 students2910 Arlington Ave
    RiversideCA 92506
    (951)788-7441
    0.5KG-6569
  • RiversideCalifornia School For The Deaf-riverside
    Special Education School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-12 | 383 students3044 Horace St
    RiversideCA 92506
    (951)824-8050
    0.8KG-12383
  • RiversideMatthew Gage Middle School
    1 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 1022 students6400 Lincoln Ave
    RiversideCA 92506
    (951)788-7350
    17-81022

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