Riverside Middle School

25900 West Warren St
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Riverside Middle School serves 1,196 students in grades 5-8.
Riverside Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 1,196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Riverside Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Riverside Middle School's student population of 1,196 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,196 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
70 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverside Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Riverside Middle School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#961 out of 2925 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
2%
9%
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Black
5%
18%
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White
91%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.17
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverside Middle School's ranking?
Riverside Middle School is ranked #961 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
How many students attend Riverside Middle School?
1,196 students attend Riverside Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
91% of Riverside Middle School students are White, 5% of students are Black, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverside Middle School?
Riverside Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is equal to the Michigan state average of 17:1.
What grades does Riverside Middle School offer ?
Riverside Middle School offers enrollment in grades 5-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Riverside Middle School part of?
Riverside Middle School is part of Crestwood School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Enrollment: 1,196 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 9%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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