Riverdale High School

Riverdale High School serves 1,942 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 59%.
Riverdale High School operates within the Lee School District.
Lee School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 1942 students has grown by 18% over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,942 students
Riverdale High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Riverdale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Riverdale High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Riverdale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Riverdale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Riverdale High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
24%
30%
Riverdale High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
8%
23%
Riverdale High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
65%
41%
Riverdale High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Riverdale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.52 0.46
Riverdale High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
41%
52%
Riverdale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
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.
10%
6%
Riverdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Lee School District's student population of 87,425 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 69% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,213 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,391 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Lee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
126
22
Number of Students Managed 87,425 10,137
Lee School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 71%
Lee School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $822 MM $132 MM
Lee School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $836 MM $140 MM
Lee School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,213 $11,888
Lee School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,391 $12,571
Lee School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Buckingham Exceptional Student Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buckingham Exceptional Student Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buckingham Exceptional Student Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • Fort MyersBuckingham Exceptional Student CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 93 students
    0.9 miles
    3291 Buckingham Rd
    Fort MyersFL 33905
    (239)693-1233
    0.9PK-1293
  • Fort MyersManatee Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 846 students
    4.8 miles
    5301 Tice St
    Fort MyersFL 33905
    (239)694-2097
    4.8PK-5846
  • Fort MyersOak Hammock Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1100 students
    4.8 miles
    5321 Tice St
    Fort MyersFL 33905
    (239)693-0469
    4.86-81100
  • Lehigh AcresHarns Marsh Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 980 students
    5.1 miles
    1800 Unice Ave North
    Lehigh AcresFL 33971
    (239)690-1249
    5.1PK-5980
  • Lehigh AcresHarns Marsh Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1055 students
    5.1 miles
    1820 Unice Ave North
    Lehigh AcresFL 33971
    (239)690-2025
    5.16-81055

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