11733 Sw Breyman Ave
Portland, OR 97219
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Riverdale Grade School serves 400 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Riverdale Grade School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Oregon state level of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 38% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Riverdale Grade School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Oregon for:

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School Overview

Riverdale Grade School's student population of 400 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
400 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverdale Grade School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,208 schools in Oregon (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Riverdale Grade School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (OR)
Overall Testing Rank
#7 out of 1208 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
19:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
Asian
6%
4%
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Hispanic
6%
23%
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Black
n/a
2%
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White
80%
62%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
8%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
4  
I attended Riverdale between 1955 and 1961. It was socially and academically challenging. There were troubles fitting in. There was lots of homework. But ultimately, all these things resolved, and the start I got served me well academically from high school through law school. Ultimately, Riverdale's challenges were worth the trouble.
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4  
I have been at this school for my whole school years; this school defines my childhood. I loved all the teachers and the material that they have taught me.I would recommend this to anyone who wants their kids to enjoy just being a kid. I have had some rough times but I know I could always talk to a teacher there, and you will find trouble anyway, it's just a part of growing up. I highly recommend this school ;)
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1  
I spent a year and a half at this school before I dropped out because it was such a horrible environment. I was bullied constantly because I was an actual person who cared about the world and other people. A kid who was a friend pushed me in the mud and then blamed it on me. Despite security footage, I was the one blamed because that kid's family made a very generous donation to the school. I was told that I would have to apologize or I would have a permanent black mark on my record. My other friends took the bully's side and shunned me. I had always gotten good grades, was an exemplary student, and it didn't matter because I couldn't bribe off the school. It has been over a year since I left and I am still working through trauma and the fear that I will never belong anywhere. For any parents considering sending their kids there, Don't. If you care at all about your children's mental and physical wellbeing, DO NOT have your kids go here.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 400 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1% in OR
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 88% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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