Riverbend Prep

5625 S 51st Ave
Laveen, AZ 85339
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Riverbend Prep serves 283 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Riverbend Prep placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona 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 6-9% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 283 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Riverbend Prep's student population of 283 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
283 students
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School Rankings

Riverbend Prep is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Riverbend Prep is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1701 out of 1854 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
17:1
American Indian
4%
5%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
56%
47%
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Black
27%
6%
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White
7%
35%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
3%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverbend Prep's ranking?
Riverbend Prep is ranked #1701 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Riverbend Prep?
283 students attend Riverbend Prep.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Riverbend Prep students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Black, 7% of students are White, 4% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What grades does Riverbend Prep offer ?
Riverbend Prep offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8
What school district is Riverbend Prep part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 283 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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