Riverdale Elementary School

Riverdale Elementary School serves 542 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Riverdale Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 81% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Riverdale Elementary School's student population of 542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students542 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Riverdale Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Riverdale Elementary School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#658 out of 1791 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
82%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
48%
22%
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White
47%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.550.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouthampton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Riverdale Elementary School is Franklin High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Joseph P. King Junior Middle School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Franklin Fresh Start Center Alternative School

    1.4 miles
    23190 Sedley Road
    Franklin, VA 23851
    (757) 562-2903
    1.4 n/a n/a
  • Franklin Franklin High School Math: 59% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 290 students
    1.5 miles
    310 Crescent Drive
    Franklin, VA 23851
    (757) 562-5187
    1.5 9-12 290
  • Franklin Joseph P. King Junior Middle School Math: 68% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 243 students
    2.7 miles
    501 Charles Street
    Franklin, VA 23851
    (757) 562-4631
    2.7 6-8 243
  • Franklin S.p. Morton Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 586 students
    3.4 miles
    300 Morton Street
    Franklin, VA 23851
    (757) 562-5458
    3.4 PK-5 586
  • Courtland Southampton Middle School Math: 81% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 607 students
    7.1 miles
    23450 Southampton Pkwy
    Courtland, VA 23837
    (757) 653-9250
    7.1 6-8 607

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