Riverbend High School

12301 Spotswood Furnace Rd.
Fredericksburg, VA 22407
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,919 students in grades 9-12, Riverbend High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 87% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,919 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : 90% (Top 50% in VA)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 62% (Top 30%)
  • : 87% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Riverbend High School's student population of 1,919 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,919 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
115 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverbend High School ranks within the top 30% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Riverbend High School is 0.59, which is less 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 (VA)
#359 out of 1792 schools
(Top 30%)
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(20-21)
62%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverbend High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
(20-21)
87%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverbend High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
16%
18%
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Black
15%
22%
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White
60%
46%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
6%
7%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Riverbend High School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Riverbend High School and public school graduation rate of Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Riverbend High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverbend High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverbend High School's ranking?
Riverbend High School is ranked #359 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Virginia.
What schools are Riverbend High School often compared to?
Riverbend High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Courtland High School, Spotsylvania High School, Massaponax High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
62% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 87% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Riverbend High School?
The graduation rate of Riverbend High School is 90%, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 89%.
How many students attend Riverbend High School?
1,919 students attend Riverbend High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of Riverbend High School students are White, 16% of students are Hispanic, 15% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverbend High School?
Riverbend High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Riverbend High School offer ?
Riverbend High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Riverbend High School part of?
Riverbend High School is part of Spotsylvania Co PBLC Schs School District.

School Reviews

1   2/17/2020
Has some very caring staff member, but many made you feel inferior. The school is kinda on the rich and racist side with all honesty black students have been known to be treated differently and I personally was told to drop out by administrators I would not recommend this school for anyone for any reason unless you you want to say we have Money..
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Told me to drop out
5   4/14/2018
Its Great
- Posted by Student/Alumni - John

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,919 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • : 90% (Top 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 62% (Top 30%)
  • : 87% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education

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