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 2023 school year, there are 49 public schools serving 39,395 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).
Minority enrollment is 81% 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
49 Schools
10,296 Schools
# Students
39,395 Students
5,953,047 Students
# Teachers
1,594 Teachers
264,842 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
24:1

District Rank

Riverside Unified School District, which is ranked #830 of all 1,873 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 95% has increased from 89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 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
95%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Riverside 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
0.52
0.63
# American Indian Students
132 Students
28,347 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
n/a
# Asian Students
1,871 Students
702,454 Students
% Asian Students
5%
12%
# Hispanic Students
26,086 Students
3,303,290 Students
% Hispanic Students
66%
56%
# Black Students
2,331 Students
306,607 Students
% Black Students
6%
5%
# White Students
7,536 Students
1,290,657 Students
% White Students
19%
22%
# Hawaiian Students
126 Students
25,750 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,306 Students
294,072 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
-
# Students in K Grade:
2,960
458,234
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,708
423,255
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,769
429,448
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,750
436,256
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,946
444,008
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,815
446,301
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,929
437,800
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,267
457,732
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,209
465,149
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,490
499,437
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,240
493,491
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,206
477,411
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,106
484,525
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,491 in this school district is less than the state median of $19,734. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,319 is less than the state median of $19,832. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (CA)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$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 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,491
$19,734
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 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$14,319
$19,832
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 2018-19 school year data.

Best Riverside Unified School District Public Schools (2023)

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
| 644 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
| 984 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
| 611 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
| 687 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
| 989 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
| 996 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
| 675 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
| 527 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
| 814 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
| 870 students
Rank: n/an/a
Abraham Lincoln Continuation Elementary School
Alternative School
4341 Victoria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7371
Grades: 9-12
| 179 students
Rank: n/an/a
8362 Colorado Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-6709
Grades: K-6
| 503 students
Rank: n/an/a
2433 Central Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7451
Grades: K-6
| 662 students
Rank: n/an/a
20202 Aptos St.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 697-5700
Grades: 7-8
| 908 students
Rank: n/an/a
Arlington High School
2951 Jackson St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8316
Grades: 9-12
| 1,927 students
Rank: n/an/a
19661 Orange Terrace Pkwy.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 571-6502
Grades: K-6
| 786 students
Rank: n/an/a
4324 Third St.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 788-7453
Grades: K-6
| 384 students
Rank: n/an/a
6201 Shaker Dr.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7460
Grades: K-6
| 619 students
Rank: n/an/a
Central Middle School
4795 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7282
Grades: 7-8
| 677 students
Rank: n/an/a
Chemawa Middle School
8830 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8244
Grades: 7-8
| 873 students
6401 Lincoln Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 276-7670
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rank: n/an/a
1925 Orange St.
Riverside, CA 92501
(951) 788-7466
Grades: K-6
| 530 students
Rank: n/an/a
2901 Harrison St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-6712
Grades: K-6
| 452 students
Rank: n/an/a
2700 Irving St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-6716
Grades: K-6
| 624 students
Rank: n/an/a
690 Center St.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7296
Grades: K-6
| 746 students
Rank: n/an/a
4285 Jefferson St.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8218
Grades: K-6
| 953 students
Rank: n/an/a
John F. Kennedy Elementary School
Reading: <50%
19125 Schhouse Ln.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-7570
Grades: K-6
| 901 students
Rank: n/an/a
1550 W. Third St.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7311
Grades: 9-12
| 2,294 students
Rank: n/an/a
12252 Blackburn Rd.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-5520
Grades: K-6
| 764 students
Rank: n/an/a
9631 Hayes St.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8225
Grades: K-6
| 588 students
Rank: n/an/a
3610 Eucalyptus Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7335
Grades: K-6
| 681 students
Rank: n/an/a
3635 Madison St.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8236
Grades: K-6
| 633 students
Rank: n/an/a
3975 Maplewood Pl.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7274
Grades: K-6
| 531 students
Rank: n/an/a
9301 Wood Rd.
Riverside, CA 92508
(951) 789-5690
Grades: 9-12
| 3,081 students
Rank: n/an/a
8535 Garfield Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8241
Grades: K-6
| 599 students
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Quick Stats (2023)

  • District size: 49 schools
  • Grades: K-12
  • Enrollment: 39,395 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 81%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (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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