Riverside High School

Riverside High School serves 951 students in grades 9-12.
Riverside High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Riverside High School's student population of 951 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students951 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

Riverside High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Riverside High School is 0.49, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#516 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
67%
27%
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Black
24%
17%
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White
5%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.71
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Graduation Rate
82%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Riverside High School is Greenburgh Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Museum School 25 (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Museum School 25 Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 303 students
    0.0 miles
    579 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8450
    0 PK-6 303
  • Yonkers Greenburgh Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 132 students
    0.1 miles
    108 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 476-1938
    0.1 3-12 132
  • Yonkers School 16 Magnet School
    Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 696 students
    0.5 miles
    759 N Broadway
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8340
    0.5 PK-8 696
  • Yonkers Gorton High School Magnet School
    Math: 85% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,008 student
    0.6 miles
    100 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8350
    0.6 9-12 1,008
  • Yonkers Charter School Of Educational Excellence Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 698 students
    0.8 miles
    260 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 476-5070
    0.8 K-8 698

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