Riverdale

  • Riverdale serves 183 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Riverdale's student population of 183 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students183 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#844 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:113:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
19%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
75%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverdale.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.410.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDedham School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    1.3 miles
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    (617)635-6456
    1.3 PK-1 170
  • West Roxbury Beethoven
    Grades: PK-3 | 329 students
    1.4 miles
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  • West Roxbury Lyndon
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    1.4 miles
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