Riverside High School

  • Riverside High School serves 1,667 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Riverside High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%.

Top Placements

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

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 1%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Riverside High School's student population of 1,667 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,667 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Riverside High School
Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Riverside High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Riverside High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,130 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside High School is 0.48, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
46%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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Asian
6%
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Riverside High School and the percentage of Asian students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverside High School and the percentage of Hispanic students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
10%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside High School and the percentage of Black students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
71%
52%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverside High School and the percentage of White students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Riverside High School and the percentage of students of two or more races in South Carolina 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 and the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Carolina by year.SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.480.42
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside High School and the average diversity score of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Riverside High School and graduation rate of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Riverside High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverside High School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenville 01 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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