Riverside School District

1409 Vermont
Elwood, KS 66024
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 148 students in Riverside School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in Kansas.
Public Middle School in Riverside School District have an average math proficiency score of 17% (versus the Kansas public middle school average of 23%), and reading proficiency score of 32% (versus the 30% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public middle school average of 35% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
5 Schools
449 Schools
# Students
637 Students
141,425 Students
# Teachers
47 Teachers
10,414 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Riverside School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (KS)
#245 out of 286 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Riverside  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
16%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverside  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
31%
36%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverside  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
≥90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Riverside  School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.34
0.54
# American Indian Students
n/a
1,159 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
n/a
3,603 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
53 Students
28,490 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
20%
# Black Students
20 Students
8,776 Students
% Black Students
3%
6%
# White Students
512 Students
91,425 Students
% White Students
81%
65%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
285 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
52 Students
7,687 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
56
1,185
# Students in K Grade:
58
1,652
# Students in 1st Grade:
41
1,876
# Students in 2nd Grade:
48
1,933
# Students in 3rd Grade:
45
2,059
# Students in 4th Grade:
45
2,515
# Students in 5th Grade:
40
4,252
# Students in 6th Grade:
56
26,729
# Students in 7th Grade:
43
36,432
# Students in 8th Grade:
49
37,168
# Students in 9th Grade:
29
6,450
# Students in 10th Grade:
42
6,100
# Students in 11th Grade:
37
6,047
# Students in 12th Grade:
44
6,260
# Ungraded Students:
4
767

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,513 in this school district is less than the state median of $16,220. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,421 is less than the state median of $17,133. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$9 MM
$7,774 MM
This chart display total revenue of Riverside  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$9 MM
$8,211 MM
This chart display total spending of Riverside  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,513
$16,220
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Riverside  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,421
$17,133
This chart display average spending per public school student in Riverside  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Riverside School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Riverside Middle School
(Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
204 North 12th Street
Elwood, KS 66024
(913) 365-6735
Grades: 6-8
| 148 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 637 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : ≥90% (Top 20% in KS)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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