River City Academy

  • River City Academy serves 83 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-59% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • River City Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

Top Placements

River City Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • River City Academy's student population of 83 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students83 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River City Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River City Academy is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#178 out of 465 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
6%
23%
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Hispanic
4%
7%
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Black
2%
3%
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White
73%
47%
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Two or more races
15%
11%
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Diversity Score0.440.71
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Graduation Rate≥50%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKenai Peninsula Borough School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to River City Academy is Connections (0.0 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Soldotna Connections
    Grades: K-12 | 697 students
    0.0 miles
    143 E. Park Avenue
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)714-8880
    0.0 K-12 697
  • Soldotna Soldotna Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 343 students
    0.0 miles
    162 E Park Ave
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)260-5100
    0.0 PK-6 343
  • Soldotna Soldotna Montessori Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 167 students
    0.0 miles
    158 E Park Ave
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)260-9221
    0.0 K-6 167
  • Soldotna Skyview Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 405 students
    1.0 miles
    46188 Sterling Hwy
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)260-2500
    1.0 7-8 405
  • Soldotna Soldotna High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 568 students
    1.0 miles
    425 W Marydale Ave
    Soldotna, AK 99669
    (907)260-7000
    1.0 10-12 568

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