220 3rd St Nw
Brainerd, MN 56401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Riverside Elementary School serves 583 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Riverside Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 62% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Riverside Elementary School's student population of 583 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
583 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Riverside Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Riverside Elementary School is 0.21, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#487 out of 1789 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
56%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
59%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Riverside Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
2%
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Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
2%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
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 MN.
Diversity Score
0.21
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
29%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
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 Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   7/9/2012
The teachers are amazing! They really teach! The students are the focus at this school.
- Posted by Parent - marya

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Students: 583 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 62% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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