Riverside Middle School

179 Forbes Street
Riverside, RI 02915
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 530 students in grades 6-8, Riverside Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 23%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 47% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : Bottom 50% in RI
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Riverside Middle School's student population of 530 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
530 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverside Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 288 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Riverside Middle School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (RI)
#181 out of 288 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
23%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverside Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
27%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverside Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
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Black
9%
9%
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White
67%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in RI.
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverside Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rhode Island by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Riverside Middle School's ranking?
Riverside Middle School is ranked #181 out of 288 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Rhode Island.
What schools are Riverside Middle School often compared to?
Riverside Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edward Martin Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 23% RI state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% RI state average).
How many students attend Riverside Middle School?
530 students attend Riverside Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Riverside Middle School students are White, 14% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverside Middle School?
Riverside Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 13:1.
What grades does Riverside Middle School offer ?
Riverside Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Riverside Middle School part of?
Riverside Middle School is part of East Providence School District.

School Reviews

3   3/19/2020
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 530 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), RI Dept. of Education

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