Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School

Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School serves 541 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School operates within the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 541 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 541 students
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 22:1
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
11%
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
21%
52%
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
9%
7%
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
57%
26%
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Riverside Drive Charter Elementary 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.
0.62 1.15
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary 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.
n/a
10%
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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.
n/a
n/a
Riverside Drive Charter Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 660,437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Los Angeles Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
943
4
Number of Students Managed 660,437 1,671
Los Angeles Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $9,696 MM $19 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10,542 MM $18 MM
Los Angeles Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,103 $11,099
Los Angeles Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,332 $10,975
Los Angeles Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jack London Community Day (1.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Robert A. Millikan Middle School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Dixie Canyon Avenue Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Sherman Oaks Robert A. Millikan Middle School
    5041 Sunnyslope Ave
    Sherman Oaks , CA , 91423
    (818)528-1600
    0.6  mi  |  2180  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Sherman Oaks Dixie Canyon Avenue Elementary School
    4220 Dixie Canyon Ave
    Sherman Oaks , CA , 91423
    (818)784-6283
    0.8  mi  |  663  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • North Hills Valley Charter Middle School
    Charter School
    16514 Nordhoff St
    North Hills , CA , 91343
    (818)810-6713
    Charter School
    1.1  mi  |  61  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Van Nuys Chandler Elementary School
    14030 Weddington St
    Van Nuys , CA , 91401
    (818)789-6173
    1.3  mi  |  519  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • North Hollywood Burbank Boulevard Elementary School
    12215 Albers St
    North Hollywood , CA , 91607
    (818)763-6497
    1.4  mi  |  408  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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