River City Science Academy

7565 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32216
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 950 students in grades 6-12, River City Science Academy ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 950 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : ≥95% (Top 30% in FL)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

River City Science Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

River City Science Academy's student population of 950 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
950 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

River City Science Academy ranks within the top 20% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of River City Science Academy is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (FL)
#514 out of 3655 schools
(Top 20%)
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66%
48%
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73%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
3%
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Hispanic
18%
36%
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Black
18%
21%
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White
50%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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0.68
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≥95%
89%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is River City Science Academy's ranking?
River City Science Academy is ranked #514 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of River City Science Academy?
The graduation rate of River City Science Academy is 95%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend River City Science Academy?
950 students attend River City Science Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of River City Science Academy students are White, 18% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 7% of students are Asian, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of River City Science Academy?
River City Science Academy has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does River City Science Academy offer ?
River City Science Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is River City Science Academy part of?
River City Science Academy is part of Duval School District.
In what neighborhood is River City Science Academy located?
River City Science Academy is located in the Hogan neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 950 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : ≥95% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : 73% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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