Riverside Middle School

  • Riverside Middle School serves 212 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 9% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Michigan state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Riverside Middle School's student population of 212 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students212 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Riverside Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverside Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside Middle School is 0.64, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#2881 out of 3,159 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
49%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
17%
8%
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Black
54%
18%
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White
17%
66%
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Two or more races
12%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverside Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.640.28
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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 Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Rapids Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Grand Rapids Palmer School
    Grades: K-5 | 247 students
    0.6 miles
    309 Palmer St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)819-2929
    0.6 K-5 247
  • Grand Rapids Aberdeen Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 228 students
    0.7 miles
    928 Aberdeen St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)819-2868
    0.7 K-8 228
  • Grand Rapids Kent Hills School
    Grades: K-5 | 283 students
    1.2 miles
    1445 Emerald Ave Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)819-2727
    1.2 K-5 283
  • Grand Rapids East Leonard School
    Grades: K-5 | 182 students
    1.3 miles
    410 Barnett St Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49503
    (616)819-2525
    1.3 K-5 182
  • Grand Rapids Wellspring Preparatory High School Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 457 students
    1.4 miles
    1031 Page Ne
    Grand Rapids, MI 49505
    (616)235-9500
    1.4 9-12 457

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Riverside was a great school I got along with everyone but until my mom transferred me to u prep.Riverside told me stuff that I didn't know but it was amazing sure there was lots of drama it was a amazing school
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5  
Good academic programs and academic support programs like LOOP and P.A.S.S. Band/Choir, art, and sports. Very nice and well maintained building. Parent involvement is low right now but has been starting to grow and will continue to grow each year.
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