Riverside El School West

308 Davis St
Taylor, PA 18517
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Riverside El School West serves 335 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Riverside El School West's student population of 335 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students335 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Riverside El School West
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Riverside El School West is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
45-49%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(15-16)
55-59%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
15%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
71%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiverside School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Riverside El School West is Riverside Junior Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverside El School East (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Taylor Riverside Junior Senior High School Math: 37% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 692 students
    0.0 miles
    310 Davis St
    Taylor, PA 18517
    (570) 562-2121
    0 7-12 692
  • Moosic Riverside El School East Math: 39% | Reading: 59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-6 | 489 students
    1.1 miles
    Kreig & School Streets
    Moosic, PA 18507
    (570) 562-2121
    1.1 3-6 489
  • Old Forge Old Forge Junior Senior High School Math: 27% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 431 students
    1.3 miles
    300 Marion St
    Old Forge, PA 18518
    (570) 457-6721
    1.3 7-12 431
  • Old Forge Old Forge Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 503 students
    1.5 miles
    401 Melmore St
    Old Forge, PA 18518
    (570) 457-8391
    1.5 K-6 503
  • Scranton John F. Kennedy #7 Math: 25-29% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 407 students
    2.0 miles
    Prospect Ave & Saginaw St
    Scranton, PA 18505
    (570) 348-3673
    2 PK-5 407

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