River Ridge Middle School

4141 Il Route 84 S

Hanover, IL 61041
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (815)858-9005
  • River Ridge Middle School serves 115 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • River Ridge Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 51%.
  • River Ridge Middle School operates within the River Ridge Cusd 210 School District.

Top Placements (Illinois)

River Ridge Middle School is Listed among the top public schools in Illinois for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Student Attention Lowest teacher:student ratio (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • River Ridge Middle School's student population of 115 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 9 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students115 students
River Ridge Middle School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %River Ridge Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
River Ridge Middle School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeRiver Ridge Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • River Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River Ridge Middle School is 0.26, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
31%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
36%
Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
River Ridge Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
Asian
n/a
5%
River Ridge Middle School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
4%
26%
River Ridge Middle School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
5%
17%
River Ridge Middle School Black Students (1993-2016)
White
86%
49%
River Ridge Middle School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
5%
3%
River Ridge Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsRiver Ridge Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.260.31
River Ridge Middle School Diversity Score (1994-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
47%
River Ridge Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
River Ridge Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of River Ridge Middle School is River Ridge Cusd 210 School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 851 school districts in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • River Ridge Cusd 210 School District's student population of 532 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,517 is higher than the state average of $13,105. The district revenue/student has declined by 26% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,684 is higher than the state average of $13,417. The district spending/student has declined by 12% over four school years.
    School District NameRiver Ridge Cusd 210 School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    3
    3
    Number of Students Managed532803
    River Ridge Cusd 210 School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    52%
    31%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    36%
    District Total Revenue$8 MM$11 MM
    District Spending$7 MM$11 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,517$13,105
    District Spending / Student$13,684$13,417
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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