River Valley High School

  • River Valley High School serves 187 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
  • River Valley High School operates within the River Valley School District.
  • River Valley School District's 77% graduation rate is lower than the MI state average of 82%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 187 students has declined by 13% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students187 students
River Valley High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %River Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
River Valley High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by GradeRiver Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
River Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
River Valley High School American Indian Students (2011-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
River Valley High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
4%
7%
River Valley High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
n/a
18%
River Valley High School Black Students (1990-2010)
White
89%
68%
River Valley High School White Students (1990-2015)
Two or more races
5%
3%
River Valley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRiver Valley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.210.50
River Valley High School Diversity Score (1993-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
33%
41%
River Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
6%
River Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • River Valley School District's student population of 604 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 81% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,606 in this district is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has declined by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,453 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has declined by 29% over four years.
School District NameRiver Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed604760
River Valley School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate77%82%
River Valley School District Graduation Rate (2003-2015)
District Total Revenue$8 MM$11 MM
River Valley School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$8 MM$11 MM
River Valley School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,606$11,681
River Valley School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$11,453$11,849
River Valley School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Three OaksRiver Valley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 137 students
    0 miles
    15480 Three Oaks Rd
    Three OaksMI 49128
    (269)756-9541
    06-8137
  • Three OaksThree Oaks Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 133 students
    2.3 miles
    100 Oak St
    Three OaksMI 49128
    (269)756-9050
    2.33-5133
  • SawyerChikaming Elementary School
    Grades: KG-2 | 147 students
    2.6 miles
    13742 Three Oaks Rd
    SawyerMI 49125
    (269)426-4204
    2.6KG-2147
  • New BuffaloNew Buffalo Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 125 students
    6.3 miles
    1112 East Clay St
    New BuffaloMI 49117
    (269)469-6003
    6.36-8125
  • New BuffaloNew Buffalo Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 225 students
    6.3 miles
    1112 East Clay St
    New BuffaloMI 49117
    (269)469-6001
    6.39-12225

School Reviews

5  3/3/2009
I feel my son, has always received a great education at River Valley. His classes have been challenging, and music is great. Parents always need to be involved if you want your children to succeed.
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