Riverchase Elementary School

1950 Old Montgomery Highway
Birmingham, AL 35244
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Riverchase Elementary School serves 697 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Riverchase Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Riverchase Elementary School's student population of 697 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students697 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverchase Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Riverchase Elementary School is 0.59, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#111 out of 1263 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
11%
1%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
18%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHoover City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Riverchase Elementary School is Hoover High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Pelham Park Middle School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pelham Pelham Park Middle School Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 757 students
    0.5 miles
    2016 Pelham Park Boulevard
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 624-3702
    0.5 6-8 757
  • Birmingham Hoover High School Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,891 students
    2.1 miles
    1000 Buccaneer Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-1200
    2.1 9-12 2,891
  • Birmingham Trace Crossings Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 480 students
    2.3 miles
    5454 Learning Lane
    Birmingham, AL 35244
    (205) 439-2700
    2.3 PK-4 480
  • Birmingham Gwin Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 552 students
    2.4 miles
    1580 Patton Chapel Road
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-2600
    2.4 K-5 552
  • Birmingham Ira F Simmons Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 828 students
    2.4 miles
    1575 Patton Chapel Road
    Birmingham, AL 35226
    (205) 439-2100
    2.4 6-8 828

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