Riverside High School

705 Jessie
Wathena, KS 66090
(
School attendance zone
shown in map)
Riverside High School serves 185 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in math
is ≤10% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving
proficiency in reading/language arts
is 11-19% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Riverside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Riverside High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

Riverside High School's student population of 185 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Riverside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The
diversity score
of Riverside High School is 0.27, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#1204 out of 1265 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverside High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
6%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
85%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.270.54
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
86%
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Eligible for
Free Lunch
36%
38%
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Eligible for
Reduced Lunch
11%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRiverside School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Riverside High School is Riverside Virtual High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Riverside Middle School (3.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Riverside Primary School (0.0 miles away)
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