Riverhead Charter School

  • Riverhead Charter School serves 409 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Riverhead Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Riverhead Charter School's student population of 409 students has grown by 38% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students409 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverhead Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,354 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverhead Charter School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverhead Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverhead Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
48%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverhead Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
28%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverhead Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
21%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverhead Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverhead Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.650.39
This chart display the diversity score of Riverhead Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Riverhead Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverhead Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiverhead Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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