Riverbend Middle School

1124 Union St.
Iowa Falls, IA 50126
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Riverbend Middle School serves 287 students in grades 6-8.
Riverbend Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 56% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 64%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is lower than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Riverbend Middle School's student population of 287 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
287 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverbend Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,221 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Riverbend Middle School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#901 out of 1221 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
1%
7%
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White
87%
73%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverbend Middle School's ranking?
Riverbend Middle School is ranked #901 out of 1,221 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Iowa.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
56% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 68% IA state average).
How many students attend Riverbend Middle School?
287 students attend Riverbend Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Riverbend Middle School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverbend Middle School?
Riverbend Middle School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Riverbend Middle School offer ?
Riverbend Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Riverbend Middle School part of?
Riverbend Middle School is part of Iowa Falls Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 287 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 56% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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