Riverside Elementary - Cedar Rapids

Riverside Elementary - Cedar Rapids serves 85 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Riverside Elementary - Cedar Rapids placed in the top 5% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Riverside Elementary - Cedar Rapids ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

School Overview

Riverside Elementary - Cedar Rapids's student population of 85 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers9 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverside Elementary - Cedar Rapids is ranked within the top 5% of all 913 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Riverside Elementary - Cedar Rapids is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall Testing Rank
#25 out of 913 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
86%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.250.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiverside School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Riverside Elementary - Cedar Rapids is Riverside High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riverside Middle School (14.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Boone Central Elem-albion (11.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cedar Rapids Riverside High School Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 48 students
    0.0 miles
    408 W Dayton St
    Cedar Rapids, NE 68627
    (308) 358-0640
    0 9-12 48
  • Albion Abc Preschool
    Grades: PK | 58 students
    11.5 miles
    605 S 6th Street
    Albion, NE 68620
    (402) 395-2134
    11.5 PK 58
  • Albion Boone Central Elem-albion Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 235 students
    11.5 miles
    605 S 6th
    Albion, NE 68620
    (402) 395-2134
    11.5 PK-5 235
  • Albion Boone Central High School Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 189 students
    11.5 miles
    605 S 6th
    Albion, NE 68620
    (402) 395-2134
    11.5 9-12 189
  • Spalding Riverside Elementary - Spalding Math: ≥80% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 57 students
    14.1 miles
    124 S Ash
    Spalding, NE 68665
    (308) 497-2431
    14.1 PK-5 57

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