Riverdale Joint Unified School District

3160 W. Mt. Whitney Ave.
Riverdale, CA 93656-9272
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2023 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,488 students in Riverdale Joint Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Riverdale Joint Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
4 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
1,488 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
79 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Riverdale Joint Unified School District, which is ranked #827 of all 1,165 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#802 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Riverdale Joint Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverdale Joint Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverdale Joint Unified  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Riverdale Joint Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.23
0.63
# American Indian Students
4 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
7 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
1%
12%
# Hispanic Students
1,298 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
87%
56%
# Black Students
9 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
169 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
11%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1 Student
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
99
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
104
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
109
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
97
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
119
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
92
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
101
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
107
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
105
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
148
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
153
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
139
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
115
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,737 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $15,058 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$23 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Riverdale Joint Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$22 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total spending of Riverdale Joint Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,737
$19,734
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Riverdale Joint Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$15,058
$19,832
This chart display average spending per public school student in Riverdale Joint Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Riverdale Joint Unified School District Public Schools (2023)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Horizon High School
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3086 W. Mt. Whitney Ave.
Riverdale, CA 93656
(559) 867-3562
Grades: 9-12
| 19 students
Rank: #22.
Riverdale High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3086 W. Mt. Whitney Ave.
Riverdale, CA 93656
(559) 867-3562
Grades: 9-12
| 536 students
Rank: #33.
Riverdale Elementary School
Math: 18% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
3700 Stathem St.
Riverdale, CA 93656
(559) 867-3589
Grades: 4-8
| 524 students
Rank: #44.
Fipps Primary
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
21320 S. Feland
Riverdale, CA 93656
(559) 867-3353
Grades: K-3
| 409 students

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 1,488 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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