Rio Vista Elementary School

  • Rio Vista Elementary School serves 723 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Rio Vista Elementary School operates within the Palm Springs Unified School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 723 students
Rio Vista Elementary School Total Students (2005-2015)
Gender % Rio Vista Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Rio Vista Elementary School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Rio Vista Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has decreased from 26:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.42 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 24:1
Rio Vista Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2014)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Rio Vista Elementary School American Indian Students (2005-2013)
Asian
5%
11%
Rio Vista Elementary School Asian Students (2005-2013)
Hispanic
74%
54%
Rio Vista Elementary School Black Students (2005-2013)
Black
1%
6%
Rio Vista Elementary School Black Students (2005-2013)
White
18%
24%
Rio Vista Elementary School White Students (2005-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Rio Vista Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Rio Vista Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.42 0.41
Rio Vista Elementary School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
60%
50%
Rio Vista Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2005-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
15%
9%
Rio Vista Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2014)

District Comparison

  • Palm Springs Unified School District's student population of 23,240 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,860 is higher than the state average of $12,314. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,385 is less than the state average of $12,270. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Palm Springs Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
4
Number of Students Managed 23,240 1,597
Palm Springs Unified School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $303 MM $20 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $269 MM $20 MM
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,860 $12,314
Palm Springs Unified School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,385 $12,270
Palm Springs Unified School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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