Riverdahl Elementary School

  • Riverdahl Elementary School serves 648 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Riverdahl Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52%.

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School Overview

  • Riverdahl Elementary School's student population of 648 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students648 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverdahl Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverdahl Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3267 out of 3679 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
14%
32%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
9%
38%
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
33%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverdahl Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
27%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverdahl Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
28%
48%
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Two or more races
10%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverdahl Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.740.67
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverdahl Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRockford 205 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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