Riverbend Elementary School

2901 Riverside Dr
Juneau, AK 99801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 275 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Riverbend Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is approximately equal to the Alaska state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 29%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Alaska state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 275 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50% in AK
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Riverbend Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Riverbend Elementary School's student population of 275 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
275 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
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Students by Grade
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State Accredited Program
No
Personalized Content
No
Live Instruction
No
Rolling Enrollment
No
Flexible Class Schedule
No
Accelerated Offerings
No
Classes for Credit/Part Time Options
No
Dedicated College Counselor
No
Tutoring/Mentoring
No
Community Clubs/Activities Offered
No

School Rankings

Riverbend Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 459 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Riverbend Elementary School is 0.78, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AK)
#320 out of 459 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
23%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverbend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverbend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
11-19%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
16%
22%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Riverbend Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
13%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
1%
2%
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White
32%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Riverbend Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of Hawaiian students in Riverbend Elementary School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Two or more races
27%
13%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alaska.
0.78
This chart displays the diversity score of Riverbend Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
39%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Riverbend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverbend Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverbend Elementary School's ranking?
Riverbend Elementary School is ranked #320 out of 459 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alaska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% AK state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 29% AK state average).
How many students attend Riverbend Elementary School?
275 students attend Riverbend Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
32% of Riverbend Elementary School students are White, 27% of students are Two or more races, 16% of students are American Indian, 13% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverbend Elementary School?
Riverbend Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Alaska state average of 14:1.
What grades does Riverbend Elementary School offer ?
Riverbend Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Riverbend Elementary School part of?
Riverbend Elementary School is part of Juneau Borough School District.
In what neighborhood is Riverbend Elementary School located?
Riverbend Elementary School is located in the Mendenhall Valley neighborhood of Juneau, AK. There are 4 other public schools located in Mendenhall Valley.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Online School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 275 students
  • State Accredited: No
  • Live Instruction: No
  • Rolling Enrollment: No
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Top 50%)
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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