Riverside Elementary School

  • Riverside Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 69%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 60%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Riverside Elementary 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 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Riverside Elementary School's student population of 438 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-2
Total Students438 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Riverside Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Riverside Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Riverside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,358 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (11-12)#3981 out of 4358 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Riverside Elementary School, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverside Elementary 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 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverside Elementary 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 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Riverside Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
9%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
73%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
16%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverside Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.440.71
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmira City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Riverside Elementary School is Elmira Psychiatric Center (0.4 miles away)
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