Riverside High School

  • Riverside High School serves 1,207 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 8% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 33%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 43% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 46%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Riverside High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Riverside High School's student population of 1,207 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,207 students
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Total Classroom Teachers65 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverside High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 646 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside High School is 0.11, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
8%
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 West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverside High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
2%
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Black
6%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside High School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
94%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverside High School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia 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 High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.110.12
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside High School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
89%
This chart display graduation rate of Riverside High School and public school graduation rate of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
22%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Riverside High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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 West Virginia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameKanawha County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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