25900 West Warren St
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Riverside Middle School serves 1,200 students in grades 5-8.
Riverside Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Riverside Middle School's student population of 1,200 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 65 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 5-8
Total Students
1,200 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
65 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Riverside Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Riverside Middle School is 0.20, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1843 out of 3120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
7%
18%
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White
89%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 5-8
  • Students: 1,200 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20 (Btm 50%)

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