Rivers Elementary School

8 Peachtree Battle Ave Nw
Atlanta, GA 30305
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Rivers Elementary School serves 799 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Rivers Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is higher than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Rivers Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Rivers Elementary School's student population of 799 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

Rivers Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Rivers Elementary School is 0.72, which is more 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
#712 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
49%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
2%
n/a
Asian
5%
4%
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Hispanic
20%
15%
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Black
28%
37%
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White
41%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.720.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlanta School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Rivers Elementary School is North Atlanta High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Atlanta Classical Academy (1.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Garden Hills Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Atlanta Garden Hills Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 515 students
    1.0 miles
    285 Sheridan Dr Ne
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 802-7800
    1 PK-5 515
  • Atlanta North Atlanta High School Math: 38% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,889 student
    1.3 miles
    4111 Northside Pkwy Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 802-4700
    1.3 9-12 1,889
  • Atlanta Department Of Human Resources Alternative School

    1.4 miles
    2 Peachtree Street Nw, 11 Th F
    Atlanta, GA 30303
    (404) 657-0435
    1.4 n/a n/a
  • Atlanta Brandon Elementary School Math: 81% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 1,017 student
    1.6 miles
    2741 Howell Mill Rd Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30327
    (404) 802-7250
    1.6 K-5 1,017
  • Atlanta Atlanta Classical Academy Charter School
    Math: 42% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-12 | 592 students
    1.9 miles
    3260 Northside Dr Nw
    Atlanta, GA 30305
    (404) 369-3500
    1.9 K-12 592

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