Riverside High School

  • Riverside High School serves 995 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Riverside High School's student population of 995 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students995 students
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Total Classroom Teachers60 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverside High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#728 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
65%
26%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
6%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverside High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.510.39
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Graduation Rate
74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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