Riverdale High School

160 Roberts Dr
Riverdale, GA 30274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 1,435 students in grades 9-12, Riverdale High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 89% (Top 50% in GA)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Riverdale High School's student population of 1,435 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,435 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverdale High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Riverdale High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (GA)
#1635 out of 2204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20%
37%
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25%
40%
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25%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Riverdale High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
18%
18%
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Black
76%
36%
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White
1%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
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89%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
10%
7%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverdale High School's ranking?
Riverdale High School is ranked #1635 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What schools are Riverdale High School often compared to?
Riverdale High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mundy's Mill High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% GA state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Riverdale High School?
The graduation rate of Riverdale High School is 89%, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 84%.
How many students attend Riverdale High School?
1,435 students attend Riverdale High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Riverdale High School students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Asian, 1% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverdale High School?
Riverdale High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Riverdale High School offer ?
Riverdale High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Riverdale High School part of?
Riverdale High School is part of Clayton County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,435 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 89% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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