Riverside High School

Riverside High School serves 1,541 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Riverside High School operates within the Greenville 01 School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1541 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,541 students
Riverside High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 80 teachers
Riverside High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Riverside High School Students 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 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 16:1
Riverside High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
1%
Riverside High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
9%
7%
Riverside High School Hispanic (1997-2012)
Black
11%
37%
Riverside High School Black (1988-2012)
White
70%
52%
Riverside High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Riverside High School Sch Ethnicity Riverside 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.
0.49 0.59
Riverside 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.
16%
51%
Riverside High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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.
3%
7%
Riverside High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 74,728 students has grown by 10514% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Greenville 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
95
7
Number of Students Managed 74,728 3,608
Greenville 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 66%
Greenville 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $688 MM $37 MM
Greenville 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $682 MM $43 MM
Greenville 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $977,261 $9,170
Greenville 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $968,790 $10,604
Greenville 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

School Notes:

  • Riverside High School is a public school in the suburban community of Greer, South Carolina. The school, which serves grades 9-12, is a part of Greenville County School District. The school opened in the fall of 1973 on a 65 acre campus in a rural area near the town of Greer. Riverside boasts many services to offer students and the surrounding community. In Fall 2006, students began attending a brand new building on the same premises. As an official green building, it is one of the most energy efficient and environmentally-friendly high schools in the nation.
  • Notable Graduates : Richard Jackson (2005) - Clemson Tigers.
  • Thomas Mercado (2003) - Rocketeer/Law School.
  • Dick Dyer (2003) - Astronaut.
  • Danielle Davis (1999) - Miss South Carolina (1999).
  • Monica Pang (1999) - Miss Georgia (2005), Miss America First Runner Up.
  • Tremayne Stephens (1994) - San Diego Chargers.
  • Dana Weber Rogers (1992) - was first female to become Cocky, University of South Carolina mascot during 1994 - 1995.
  • Brandon Bennett (1991) - Carolina Panthers.
  • Tommy Donovan (1991) - was Cocky, University of South Carolina mascot, won mascot of the year in 1994.
  • Jon Kirksey (1989) - New Orleans Saints.
  • Source: Wikipedia; it is used under the GNU Free Documentation License. You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the GFDL

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eastside High School (2.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Riverside Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodland Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Greer Riverside Middle School
    615 Hammett Bridge Rd
    Greer , SC , 29650
    (864)355-7900
    0.4  mi  |  1042  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Greer Woodland Elementary School
    1730 Gibb Shoals Rd
    Greer , SC , 29650
    (864)355-0400
    0.5  mi  |  1159  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Greer Buena Vista Elementary School
    310 South Batesville Rd
    Greer , SC , 29650
    (864)355-2200
    1.2  mi  |  806  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Taylors Brushy Creek Elementary School
    1344 Brushy Creek Rd
    Taylors , SC , 29687
    (864)355-5400
    2.6  mi  |  814  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Taylors Eastside High School
    1300 Brushy Creek Rd
    Taylors , SC , 29687
    (864)355-2800
    2.8  mi  |  1290  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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