Riverside Elementary School

  • Riverside Elementary School serves 472 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Riverside Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Riverside Elementary School's student population of 472 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverside Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Riverside Elementary School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#727 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
29%
41%
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 Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
42%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
12%
17%
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Black
32%
34%
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White
45%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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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 MD.
Diversity Score0.680.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
41%
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 Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
17%
5%
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 Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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