Riverside Unified School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 50 public schools serving 42,364 students in Riverside Unified School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in California.
Public Schools in Riverside Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 36% (versus the California public school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 51% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Riverside Unified School District are Riverside Stem Academy, Benjamin Franklin Elementary School and Martin Luther King Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Riverside Unified School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in California.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public school average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

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%)

Overview

School District Name
Riverside Unified School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CA)
# Schools
51 Schools
10,330 Schools
# Students
42,364 Students
6,192,888 Students
# Teachers
1,756 Teachers
264,566 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Riverside Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 989 school districts in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 87% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CA)
Overall District Rank
#825 out of 1942 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Riverside Unified  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
40%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
51%
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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
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 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.64
# American Indian Students
164 Students
32,921 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,921 Students
718,659 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
26,715 Students
3,363,800 Students
% Hispanic Students
63%
54%
# Black Students
2,835 Students
337,130 Students
% Black Students
7%
5%
# White Students
9,215 Students
1,436,225 Students
% White Students
22%
23%
# Hawaiian Students
163 Students
28,731 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# Two or more races Students
1,351 Students
272,750 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
3,434
530,055
# Students in 1st Grade:
3,038
456,554
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,855
453,997
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,983
445,706
# Students in 4th Grade:
3,209
464,918
# Students in 5th Grade:
3,216
470,293
# Students in 6th Grade:
3,403
484,340
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,385
474,129
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,308
471,620
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,394
492,955
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,368
481,188
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,408
473,097
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,294
485,902
# Ungraded Students:
69
8,116

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,475 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,033. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,316 is less than the state median of $16,124. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue
$571 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$564 MM
$29 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 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,475
$16,033
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 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,316
$16,124
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 2017-18 school year data.

Best Riverside Unified School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Riverside Stem Academy
Math: 90% | Reading: 94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
4466 Mount Vernon Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7308
Grades: 5-12
| 661 students
Rank: #22.
Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
19661 Orange Terrace Pkwy.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 571-6502
Grades: K-6
| 815 students
Rank: #33.
Martin Luther King Junior High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9301 Wood Rd.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-5690
Grades: 9-12
| 3,178 students
Rank: #44.
Tomas Rivera Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
20440 Red Poppy Ln.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 697-5757
Grades: K-6
| 726 students
Rank: #55.
Lake Mathews Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12252 Blackburn Rd.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-5520
Grades: K-6
| 856 students
Rank: #66.
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19125 Schhouse Ln.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-7570
Grades: K-6
| 1,008 students
Rank: #77.
Amelia Earhart Middle School
Math: 50% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
20202 Aptos St.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 697-5700
Grades: 7-8
| 916 students
Rank: #88.
Frank Augustus Miller Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(3)
17925 Krameria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 789-8181
Grades: 7-8
| 1,028 students
Rank: #99.
Mark Twain Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
19411 Krameria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-8170
Grades: K-6
| 1,086 students
Rank: #1010.
Polytechnic High School
Math: 36% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5450 Victoria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7203
Grades: 9-12
| 2,607 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Bryant Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4324 Third St.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 788-7453
Grades: K-6
| 440 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Castle View Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
6201 Shaker Dr.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7460
Grades: K-6
| 675 students
Rank: #1313.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3635 Madison St.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8236
Grades: K-6
| 724 students
Rank: #1414.
Pachappa Elementary School
Math: 36% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
6200 Riverside Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7355
Grades: K-6
| 767 students
Rank: #1515.
Riverside Virtual
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
4011 Fourteenth St.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 276-2006
Grades: K-12
| 110 students
Rank: #1616.
Magnolia Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3975 Maplewood Pl.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7274
Grades: K-6
| 639 students
Rank: #1717.
Alcott Elementary School
Math: 40% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2433 Central Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7451
Grades: K-6
| 777 students
Rank: #1818.
Woodcrest Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
16940 Krameria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 776-4122
Grades: K-6
| 670 students
Rank: #1919.
Hawthorne Elementary School
Math: 35% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2700 Irving St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-6716
Grades: K-6
| 767 students
Rank: #2020.
Harrison Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2901 Harrison St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-6712
Grades: K-6
| 527 students
Rank: #2121.
Washington Elementary School
Math: 38% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2760 Jane St.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7305
Grades: K-6
| 854 students
Rank: #2222.
Matthew Gage Middle School
Math: 29% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6400 Lincoln Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7350
Grades: 7-8
| 1,033 students
Rank: #2323.
Highgrove Elementary School
Math: 34% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
690 Center St.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7296
Grades: K-6
| 769 students
Rank: #2424.
Mountain View Elementary School
Math: 33% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
6180 St.er Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 788-7433
Grades: K-6
| 800 students
Rank: #2525.
Longfellow Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3610 Eucalyptus Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7335
Grades: K-6
| 777 students
Rank: #2626.
Arlington High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2951 Jackson St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8316
Grades: 9-12
| 1,918 students
Rank: #2727.
William Howard Taft Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
959 Mission Grove Pkwy. N.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 776-3018
Grades: K-6
| 667 students
Rank: #2828.
Patricia Beatty Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4261 Latham Rd.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 276-2070
Grades: K-6
| 654 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4660 Ottawa Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7462
Grades: K-6
| 782 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Jefferson Elementary School
Math: 31% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4285 Jefferson St.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8218
Grades: K-6
| 1,002 students
Rank: #3131.
Victoria Elementary School
Math: 29% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2910 Arlington Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7441
Grades: K-6
| 611 students
Rank: #3232.
Fremont Elementary School
Math: 24% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1925 Orange St.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 788-7466
Grades: K-6
| 544 students
Rank: #3333.
John W. North High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1550 W. Third St.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7311
Grades: 9-12
| 2,294 students
Rank: #3434.
Adams Elementary School
Math: 27% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
8362 Colorado Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-6709
Grades: K-6
| 542 students
Rank: #3535.
Jackson Elementary School
Math: 26% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4585 Jackson St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8211
Grades: K-6
| 796 students
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 42,364 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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