River School

  • River School serves 76 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • River School's student population of 76 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 7 teachers has grown by 40% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
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School Comparison

  • River School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of River School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2348 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)11-19%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-29%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
19%
8%
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Black
23%
18%
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White
56%
66%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in River School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.600.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSodus Township S/D #5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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