River City Science Elementary Academy

7450 Beach Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32216
10/
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Top 10%
Serving 575 students in grades Kindergarten-5, River City Science Elementary Academy ranks in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% 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: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 10% in FL
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

River City Science Elementary Academy's student population of 575 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

River City Science Elementary Academy ranks within the top 10% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of River City Science Elementary Academy is 0.71, which is more 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)
#207 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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82%
48%
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75%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
17%
36%
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Black
20%
21%
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White
46%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
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 Elementary Academy's ranking?
River City Science Elementary Academy is ranked #207 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
82% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 75% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend River City Science Elementary Academy?
575 students attend River City Science Elementary Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of River City Science Elementary Academy students are White, 20% of students are Black, 17% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of River City Science Elementary Academy?
River City Science Elementary Academy has a student ration of 16:1, which is equal to the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does River City Science Elementary Academy offer ?
River City Science Elementary Academy offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is River City Science Elementary Academy part of?
River City Science Elementary Academy is part of Duval School District.
In what neighborhood is River City Science Elementary Academy located?
River City Science Elementary Academy is located in the Sans Souci neighborhood of Jacksonville, FL. There are 2 other public schools located in Sans Souci.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 82% (Top 5%)
  • : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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