3700 Stathem St.
Riverdale, CA 93656
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Riverdale Elementary School serves 524 students in grades 4-8.
Riverdale Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 18% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Riverdale Elementary School's student population of 524 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 4-8
Total Students
524 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverdale Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Riverdale Elementary School is 0.23, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2641 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
87%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
12%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.23
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

18% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

How many students attend Riverdale Elementary School?

524 students attend Riverdale Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

87% of Riverdale Elementary School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverdale Elementary School?

Riverdale Elementary School has a student ration of 21:1, which is lower than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Riverdale Elementary School offer ?

Riverdale Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 4-8

What school district is Riverdale Elementary School part of?

Riverdale Elementary School is part of Riverdale Joint Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 4-8
  • Enrollment: 524 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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