River Valley Middle School

River Valley Middle School serves 141 students in grades 6 - 8.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
River Valley Middle School operates within the River Valley School District.

School Overview

The student population of 141 students has declined by 27% over five years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 141 students
River Valley Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % River Valley Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers
River Valley Middle School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade River Valley Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 19:1
River Valley Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
American Indian
1%
1%
River Valley Middle School American Indian Students (1998-2014)
Hispanic
2%
7%
River Valley Middle School Black Students (1993-2014)
White
92%
68%
River Valley Middle School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
River Valley Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups River Valley Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI 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.
0.15 0.27
River Valley Middle 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.
36%
43%
River Valley Middle 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%
6%
River Valley Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 608 students has decreased by 21% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,571 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,432 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name River Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 608 784
River Valley   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $8 MM $11 MM
River Valley   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $8 MM $11 MM
River Valley   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,571 $11,681
River Valley   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,432 $11,849
River Valley   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is River Valley High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Buffalo Middle School (6.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Three Oaks Elementary School (2.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Three OaksRiver Valley High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 191 students15480 Three Oaks Rd
    Three OaksMI 49128
    (269)756-9541
    09-12191
  • Three OaksThree Oaks Elementary School
    2.3 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 130 students100 Oak St
    Three OaksMI 49128
    (269)756-9050
    2.33-5130
  • SawyerChikaming Elementary School
    2.6 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 146 students13742 Three Oaks Rd
    SawyerMI 49125
    (269)426-4204
    2.6KG-2146
  • New BuffaloNew Buffalo Middle School
    6.3 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 140 students1112 East Clay St
    New BuffaloMI 49117
    (269)469-6003
    6.36-8140
  • New BuffaloNew Buffalo Senior High School
    6.3 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 228 students1112 East Clay St
    New BuffaloMI 49117
    (269)469-6001
    6.39-12228

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