Riverside Elementary School

  • Riverside Elementary School serves 569 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 72% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

School Overview

  • Riverside Elementary School's student population of 569 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students569 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Riverside Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Riverside Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1473 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
80%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
15%
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Black
34%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
47%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
6%
5%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 VA.
Diversity Score0.650.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
35%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEWPORT NEWS CITY PBLC SCHS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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