Riverdale School

325 W 142nd St
Riverdale, IL 60827
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 132 students in grades Kindergarten-4, Riverdale School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 30%).
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 132 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • : 6-9% (Top 1% in IL)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Riverdale School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

Riverdale School's student population of 132 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
132 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Riverdale School is 0.08, 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.
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State Level (IL)
(18-19)
6-9%
33%
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≤10%
30%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
3%
27%
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Black
96%
17%
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White
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47%
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Hawaiian
1%
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Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.08
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
32%
27%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% IL state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 30% IL state average).
How many students attend Riverdale School?
132 students attend Riverdale School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
96% of Riverdale School students are Black, 3% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverdale School?
Riverdale School has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Riverdale School offer ?
Riverdale School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Riverdale School part of?
Riverdale School is part of Dolton SD 148 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 132 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • : 6-9% (Top 1%)
  • : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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