Riverdale Middle School

  • Riverdale Middle School serves 267 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Riverdale Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52%.

School Overview

  • Riverdale Middle School's student population of 267 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students267 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverdale Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,679 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverdale Middle School is 0.15, 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 (IL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1127 out of 3679 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
92%
48%
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Two or more races
6%
3%
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Diversity Score0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiverdale CUSD 100 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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