Riverdale Elementary School

5006 Riverdale Rd
Riverdale, MD 20737
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 635 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Riverdale Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 635 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Riverdale Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

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School Overview

Riverdale Elementary School's student population of 635 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
635 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverdale Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Riverdale Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (MD)
#1338 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤1%
20%
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6%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
87%
21%
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Black
6%
33%
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White
4%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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0.24
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverdale Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverdale Elementary School's ranking?
Riverdale Elementary School is ranked #1338 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Riverdale Elementary School often compared to?
Riverdale Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Templeton Elementary School, Beacon Heights Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤1% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 6% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Riverdale Elementary School?
635 students attend Riverdale Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Riverdale Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverdale Elementary School?
Riverdale Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Riverdale Elementary School offer ?
Riverdale Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Riverdale Elementary School part of?
Riverdale Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 635 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 96%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤1% (Btm 50%)
  • : 6% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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