Riverside Unified School District

3380 14th St.
Riverside, CA 92501-3810
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Riverside Unified School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in California for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 49 public schools serving 39,584 students in Riverside Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Riverside Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the California public school average of 34%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
49 Schools
10,375 Schools
# Students
39,584 Students
5,876,295 Students
# Teachers
1,661 Teachers
267,757 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Riverside Unified School District, which is ranked #605 of all 1,167 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 94% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#1178 out of 1200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Riverside Unified  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤5%
34%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverside 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)
6-9%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverside 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
94%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Riverside Unified  School District and public school graduation rate of CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.51
0.63
# American Indian Students
124 Students
27,207 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,898 Students
696,628 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
26,710 Students
3,281,568 Students
% Hispanic Students
68%
56%
# Black Students
2,333 Students
296,694 Students
% Black Students
6%
5%
# White Students
7,086 Students
1,235,074 Students
% White Students
18%
21%
# Hawaiian Students
126 Students
24,653 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,286 Students
309,952 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
3,177
469,461
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,698
408,174
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,740
421,021
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,804
426,338
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,801
432,663
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,965
440,560
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,877
440,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,066
434,863
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,273
455,685
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,271
484,040
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,482
494,745
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,223
478,449
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,207
489,789
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $16,581 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,806. The school district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,617 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$656 MM
$116,387 MM
This chart display total revenue of Riverside Unified  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$658 MM
$107,188 MM
This chart display total spending of Riverside Unified  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$16,581
$19,806
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Riverside Unified  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,617
$18,241
This chart display average spending per public school student in Riverside Unified  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CA by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Riverside Unified School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4660 Ottawa Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7462
Grades: K-6
| 611 students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
17925 Krameria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 789-8181
Grades: 7-8
| 900 students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Highland Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
700 Highlander Dr.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7292
Grades: K-6
| 613 students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4585 Jackson St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8211
Grades: K-6
| 669 students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19411 Krameria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-8170
Grades: K-6
| 981 students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Matthew Gage Middle School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6400 Lincoln Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7350
Grades: 7-8
| 933 students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Pachappa Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6200 Riverside Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7355
Grades: K-6
| 634 students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Victoria Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2910 Arlington Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7441
Grades: K-6
| 479 students
Rank: #1 - 91. - 9.
Washington Elementary School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
2760 Jane St.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7305
Grades: K-6
| 796 students
Rank: #1010.
Sierra Middle School
Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4950 Central Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 788-7501
Grades: 7-8
| 792 students
Rank: n/an/a
Abraham Lincoln Continuation
Alternative School
4341 Victoria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7371
Grades: 9-12
| 174 students
Rank: n/an/a
8362 Colorado Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-6709
Grades: K-6
| 468 students
Rank: n/an/a
2433 Central Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7451
Grades: K-6
| 649 students
Rank: n/an/a
20202 Aptos St.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 697-5700
Grades: 7-8
| 821 students
Rank: n/an/a
Arlington High School
2951 Jackson St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8316
Grades: 9-12
| 1,922 students
Rank: n/an/a
19661 Orange Terrace Pkwy.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 571-6502
Grades: K-6
| 772 students
Rank: n/an/a
4324 Third St.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 788-7453
Grades: K-6
| 315 students
Rank: n/an/a
6201 Shaker Dr.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7460
Grades: K-6
| 627 students
Rank: n/an/a
Central Middle School
4795 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7282
Grades: 7-8
| 616 students
Rank: n/an/a
Chemawa Middle School
8830 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8244
Grades: 7-8
| 800 students
6401 Lincoln Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 276-7670
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
1925 Orange St.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 788-7466
Grades: K-6
| 499 students
Rank: n/an/a
2901 Harrison St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-6712
Grades: K-6
| 498 students
Rank: n/an/a
2700 Irving St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-6716
Grades: K-6
| 601 students
Rank: n/an/a
690 Center St.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7296
Grades: K-6
| 709 students
Rank: n/an/a
4285 Jefferson St.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8218
Grades: K-6
| 901 students
Rank: n/an/a
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
Reading: <50%
19125 Schhouse Ln.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-7570
Grades: K-6
| 854 students
Rank: n/an/a
1550 W. Third St.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7311
Grades: 9-12
| 2,227 students
Rank: n/an/a
12252 Blackburn Rd.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-5520
Grades: K-6
| 747 students
Rank: n/an/a
9631 Hayes St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8225
Grades: K-6
| 592 students
Rank: n/an/a
3610 Eucalyptus Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7335
Grades: K-6
| 652 students
Rank: n/an/a
3635 Madison St.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8236
Grades: K-6
| 592 students
Rank: n/an/a
3975 Maplewood Pl.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7274
Grades: K-6
| 519 students
Rank: n/an/a
9301 Wood Rd.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-5690
Grades: 9-12
| 2,852 students
Rank: n/an/a
8535 Garfield Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8241
Grades: K-6
| 582 students
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Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Riverside Unified School District?
Riverside Unified School District manages 49 public schools serving 39,584 students.
What is the rank of Riverside Unified School District?
Riverside Unified School District is ranked #605 out of 1,167 school districts in California (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of California school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Riverside Unified School District?
68% of Riverside Unified School District students are Hispanic, 18% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 3% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Riverside Unified School District?
Riverside Unified School District has a student/teacher ratio of 24:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What is Riverside Unified School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $16,617 is less than the state median of $18,241. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 49 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 39,584 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 82%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤5% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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