Riverchase Elementary School

1950 Old Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35244
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Riverchase Elementary School serves 690 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Riverchase Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Riverchase Elementary School's student population of 690 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students690 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverchase Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverchase Elementary School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#49 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
7%
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Black
19%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.590.34
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoover City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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