Riverdale High School

Riverdale High School serves 1,825 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Riverdale High School operates within the Lee School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 1825 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,825 students
Riverdale High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Riverdale High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Riverdale High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Riverdale High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Riverdale High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
22%
28%
Riverdale High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
7%
23%
Riverdale High School Black (1988-2012)
White
67%
43%
Riverdale High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Riverdale High School Sch Ethnicity Riverdale High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.50 0.45
Riverdale High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
42%
49%
Riverdale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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%
8%
Riverdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 92,479 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Lee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
122
23
Number of Students Managed 92,479 9,989
Lee School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 71% 70%
Lee School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $858 MM $138 MM
Lee School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $896 MM $159 MM
Lee School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,804 $13,793
Lee School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,284 $15,882
Lee School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Buckingham Excep. Student Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Buckingham Excep. Student Center (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Buckingham Excep. Student Center (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Fort MyersBuckingham Excep. Student Center
    Special Education School
    3291 Buckingham Rd
    Fort MyersFL 33905
    (239)693-1233
    Special Education School

    0.9 mi | 103 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • Fort MyersManatee Elementary School
    5301 Tice St
    Fort MyersFL 33905
    (239)694-2097
    4.8 mi | 892 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Fort MyersOak Hammock Middle School
    5321 Tice St
    Fort MyersFL 33905
    (239)693-0469
    4.8 mi | 1267 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Lehigh AcresHarns Marsh Elementary School
    1800 Unice Ave North
    Lehigh AcresFL 33971
    (239)690-1249
    5.1 mi | 925 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • Lehigh AcresHarns Marsh Middle School
    1820 Unice Ave North
    Lehigh AcresFL 33971
    (239)690-2025
    5.1 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       

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Fort Myers, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.55, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.42. The most diverse school in Fort Myers is Orangewood Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.