Riverside School

  • Riverside School serves 671 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 21% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 32% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

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School Overview

  • Riverside School's student population of 671 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students671 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverside School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#1005 out of 1,704 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
44%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverside School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside School and the percentage of Black public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White
54%
53%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverside School and the percentage of White public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Riverside School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.520.39
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside School and the public school average diversity score of Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Riverside School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Riverside School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarfield No. Re-2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

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