Riverglades Elementary School

  • Riverglades Elementary School serves 997 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Riverglades Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

Top Placements

Riverglades Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Riverglades Elementary School's student population of 997 students has grown by 53% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 53% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students997 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverglades Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,650 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverglades Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#179 out of 3650 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
57%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
23%
33%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
57%
38%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverglades Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.610.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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