River City Science Elementary Academy

River City Science Elementary Academy serves 464 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
River City Science Elementary Academy placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

River City Science Elementary Academy's student population of 464 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 1 teachers has declined by 93% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students464 students
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Total Classroom Teachers1 teachers
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School Comparison

River City Science Elementary Academy is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of River City Science Elementary Academy is 0.65, 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.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#340 out of 3633 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
9%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
33%
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Black
17%
22%
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White
54%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.650.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDuval School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to River City Science Elementary Academy is River City Science Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is River City Science Academy At Mandarin (0.0 miles away)
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