Riverside Elementary School

  • Riverside Elementary School serves 775 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Riverside Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Riverside Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Riverside Elementary School's student population of 775 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students775 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Riverside Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Riverside Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Riverside Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,601 schools in Florida (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside Elementary School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank
12%
22%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
54%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
52%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Riverside Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
27%
32%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
16%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
48%
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
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 FL.
Diversity Score0.670.46
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
48%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBroward School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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