Riverside Unified School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 12 public middle schools serving 7,179 students in Riverside Unified School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in California.
Public Middle Schools in Riverside Unified School District have an average math proficiency score of 34% (versus the California public middle school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 52% (versus the 50% statewide average).
The top ranked public middle schools in Riverside Unified School District are Riverside Stem Academy, Amelia Earhart Middle School and Frank Augustus Miller Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the California public middle 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
3,392 Schools
# Students
7,179 Students
1,843,841 Students
# Teachers
318 Teachers
81,562 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
23:1

District Rank

Riverside Unified School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 876 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
45 Students
12,376 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
463 Students
192,013 Students
% Asian Students
6%
10%
# Hispanic Students
4,253 Students
969,466 Students
% Hispanic Students
59%
53%
# Black Students
442 Students
104,382 Students
% Black Students
6%
6%
# White Students
1,662 Students
466,298 Students
% White Students
23%
25%
# Hawaiian Students
36 Students
8,550 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
278 Students
86,798 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
18
# Students in K Grade:
12
72,031
# Students in 1st Grade:
3
66,389
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
62,581
# Students in 3rd Grade:
3
61,284
# Students in 4th Grade:
3
66,653
# Students in 5th Grade:
113
74,317
# Students in 6th Grade:
109
317,337
# Students in 7th Grade:
3,231
472,455
# Students in 8th Grade:
3,094
469,623
# Students in 9th Grade:
93
41,291
# Students in 10th Grade:
100
42,801
# Students in 11th Grade:
136
43,929
# Students in 12th Grade:
213
49,625
# Ungraded Students:
69
3,507

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 Middle 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.
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: #33.
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: #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.
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: #66.
University Heights Middle School
Math: 20% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1155 Massachusetts Ave.
Riverside, CA 92507
(951) 788-7388
Grades: 7-8
| 799 students
Rank: #77.
Sierra Middle School
Math: 21% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4950 Central Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
(951) 788-7501
Grades: 7-8
| 825 students
Rank: #88.
Chemawa Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
8830 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92503
(951) 352-8244
Grades: 7-8
| 855 students
Rank: #99.
Central Middle School
Math: 17% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4795 Magnolia Ave.
Riverside, CA 92506
(951) 788-7282
Grades: 7-8
| 617 students
Rank: #1010.
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: #1111.
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
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: 7,179 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 77%
  • 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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