River Ridge Middle School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

River Ridge Middle School places among the top 20% of 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
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
5%
17%
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White
86%
49%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River Ridge Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.260.31
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in River Ridge Middle School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiver Ridge Cusd 210 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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