Riverbend Elementary School

2901 Riverside Drive

Juneau, AK 99801
(School attendance zone shown in map)

Tel: (907)796-5700
  • Riverbend Elementary School serves 317 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-2015 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • Riverbend Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 52%.
  • Riverbend Elementary School operates within the Juneau Borough School District.

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School Overview

  • Riverbend Elementary School's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students317 students
Gender %Riverbend Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Students by GradeRiverbend Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Riverbend Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-2015 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverbend Elementary School is 0.73, which is more 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)35-39%
34%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)40-44%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
American Indian
30%
23%
Asian
11%
6%
Hispanic
2%
7%
White
39%
48%
Hawaiian
3%
3%
Two or more races
15%
10%
All Ethnic GroupsRiverbend Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.730.70
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
39%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Riverbend Elementary School is Juneau Borough School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 54 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-2015 school year.
    • Juneau Borough School District's student population of 4,851 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $16,275 in this district is less than the state average of $25,156. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $20,325 is less than the state average of $25,337. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameJuneau Borough School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    15
    4
    Number of Students Managed4,851410
    Juneau Borough School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
    37%
    34%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (14-15)
    40%
    38%
    District Total Revenue$83 MM$10 MM
    District Spending$103 MM$10 MM
    District Revenue / Student$16,275$25,156
    District Spending / Student$20,325$25,337
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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