Riverside Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public high schools serving 13,558 students in Riverside Unified School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public high schools in California.
Public High Schools in Riverside Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the California public high school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 56% statewide average).
The top ranked public high schools in Riverside Unified School District are Riverside Stem Academy, Martin Luther King Junior High School and Polytechnic High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Public High School in Riverside Unified School District have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the California average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is John W. North High School, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in California or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public high school average of 75% (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
12 Schools
2,773 Schools
# Students
13,558 Students
2,112,288 Students
# Teachers
584 Teachers
94,208 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Riverside Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 485 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
0.59
0.65
# American Indian Students
49 Students
12,980 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
765 Students
247,102 Students
% Asian Students
6%
12%
# Hispanic Students
8,074 Students
1,107,532 Students
% Hispanic Students
60%
52%
# Black Students
981 Students
122,676 Students
% Black Students
7%
6%
# White Students
3,189 Students
522,971 Students
% White Students
24%
25%
# Hawaiian Students
53 Students
10,215 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
447 Students
84,857 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
12
14,526
# Students in 1st Grade:
3
15,664
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
12,213
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3
12,168
# Students in 4th Grade:
3
12,717
# Students in 5th Grade:
113
13,731
# Students in 6th Grade:
109
24,267
# Students in 7th Grade:
126
34,367
# Students in 8th Grade:
126
35,696
# Students in 9th Grade:
3,239
492,085
# Students in 10th Grade:
3,239
480,309
# Students in 11th Grade:
3,297
472,071
# Students in 12th Grade:
3,219
484,868
# Ungraded Students:
69
7,588

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,915 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,969. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,750 is less than the state median of $16,042. 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
$13,915
$15,969
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
$13,750
$16,042
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 High Schools (2022)

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.
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: #33.
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: #44.
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: #55.
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: #66.
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: #77.
Ramona High School
Magnet School
Math: 20% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7675 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 352-8429
Grades: 9-12
| 2,154 students
Rank: #88.
Opportunity Program
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6401 Lincoln Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 276-7670
Grades: 7-12
| 46 students
Rank: #99.
Summit View Independent Study
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6401 Lincoln Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 276-7670
Grades: K-12
| 208 students
Rank: #1010.
Abraham Lincoln Continuation
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
4341 Victoria Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7371
Grades: 9-12
| 151 students
Rank: #1111.
Raincross High (Continuation School)
Alternative School
Math: ≤5% | Reading: ≤5%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
6401 Lincoln Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 276-7670
Grades: 9-12
| 150 students
Sunshine Special Education
Special Education School
9390 California Ave.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8488
Grades: K-12
| 81 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 13,558 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 76%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 20% in CA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 36% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59

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