Riverdale High School

  • Riverdale High School serves 2,044 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Riverdale High School operates within the Lee School District.
  • Lee School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2044 students has grown by 12% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 99 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,044 students
Riverdale High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Riverdale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Riverdale High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Riverdale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 16:1
Riverdale High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
3%
Riverdale High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
28%
31%
Riverdale High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
8%
23%
Riverdale High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
62%
40%
Riverdale High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Riverdale High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Riverdale High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Riverdale High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown FL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.46
Riverdale High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
53%
Riverdale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
5%
Riverdale High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lee School District's student population of 88,938 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,691 in this district is less than the state average of $12,021. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,113 is less than the state average of $12,230. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Lee School District
Number of Schools
Managed
120
22
Number of Students Managed 88,938 10,184
Lee School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 71%
Lee School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $847 MM $122 MM
Lee School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $884 MM $125 MM
Lee School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,691 $12,021
Lee School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,113 $12,230
Lee School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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