Riverdale Middle School

400 Roberts Dr
Riverdale, GA 30274
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Riverdale Middle School serves 747 students in grades 6-8.
Riverdale Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Riverdale Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Riverdale Middle School's student population of 747 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students747 students
This chart display total students of Riverdale Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Riverdale Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Riverdale Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Riverdale Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Riverdale Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Riverdale Middle School is 0.34, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1777 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Riverdale Middle School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Riverdale Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
80%
37%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
40%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverdale Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score
0.340.69
This chart display the diversity score of Riverdale Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
56%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverdale Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClayton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Riverdale Middle School is Riverdale High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sequoyah Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Church Street Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Riverdale Church Street Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 995 students
    0.6 miles
    7013 Church St
    Riverdale, GA 30274
    (770) 994-4000
    0.6 PK-5 995
  • Riverdale Riverdale Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 779 students
    0.6 miles
    6253 Garden Walk Blvd
    Riverdale, GA 30274
    (770) 994-4015
    0.6 PK-5 779
  • Riverdale Riverdale High School Math: 17% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,263 student
    0.6 miles
    160 Roberts Dr
    Riverdale, GA 30274
    (770) 473-2905
    0.6 9-12 1,263
  • Riverdale Harper Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 873 students
    0.8 miles
    93 Valley Hill Rd Sw
    Riverdale, GA 30274
    (678) 479-2654
    0.8 K-5 873
  • Riverdale Sequoyah Middle School Math: 15% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 887 students
    0.9 miles
    95 Valley Hill Rd Sw
    Riverdale, GA 30274
    (770) 515-7524
    0.9 6-8 887

School Reviews

Review Riverdale Middle School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about how class size reduction is funded on the federal level.
We’ll report on a new report published by the NAACP that focuses on four areas of education that must be reformed if the U.S. is to maintain their high level of education nationwide.
Google is teaming up with public schools to improve test scores, reduce behavioral issues, and save school districts money. Learn about the Google Apps program and the benefits seen by states embracing the technology.