Rio Vista Elementary School

Rio Vista Elementary School serves 723 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Rio Vista Elementary School operates within the Palm Springs Unified School District.

School Overview

The student population of 723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 723 students
Rio Vista Elementary School Total Students (2005-2014)
Gender % Rio Vista Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Rio Vista Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2014)
Students by Grade Rio Vista Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 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
Rio Vista Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
Asian
5%
11%
Rio Vista Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2013)
Hispanic
71%
53%
Rio Vista Elementary School Black Students (2005-2013)
Black
2%
6%
Rio Vista Elementary School Black Students (2005-2013)
White
20%
25%
Rio Vista Elementary School White Students (2005-2013)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Rio Vista Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.46 0.42
Rio Vista Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
49%
49%
Rio Vista Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2014)
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.
14%
9%
Rio Vista Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

Palm Springs Unified School District's student population of 23,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,356 is higher than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,768 is higher than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Palm Springs Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
30
4
Number of Students Managed 23,360 1,757
Palm Springs Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $248 MM $17 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $258 MM $18 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,356 $10,238
Palm Springs Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,768 $10,739
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Mt. San Jacinto High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is James Workman Middle School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Landau Elementary School (1.7 miles away)
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  • Cathedral CityLandau Elementary School
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    1.7 miles
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    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)770-8600
    1.7KG-5680
  • Cathedral CityMt. San Jacinto High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 439 students
    1.9 miles
    30800 Landau Blvd
    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)770-8563
    1.99-12439
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    Grades: KG-5 | 634 students
    2.1 miles
    30800 San Luis Rey Plaza
    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)416-8235
    2.1KG-5634
  • Cathedral CitySunny Sands Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 952 students
    2.5 miles
    69310 Mccallum Way
    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)770-8635
    2.5KG-5952
  • Cathedral CityJames Workman Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1443 students
    2.7 miles
    69300 30th Ave
    Cathedral CityCA 92234
    (760)770-8540
    2.76-81443

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