Riverside School

  • Riverside School serves 471 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Riverside School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

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School Overview

  • Riverside School's student population of 471 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Riverside School is ranked within the top 1% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Riverside School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5 out of 956 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Riverside School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Riverside School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
19%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Riverside School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Riverside School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 1996-97 school year data.
White
73%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Riverside School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 CT.
Diversity Score0.430.64
This chart display the diversity score of Riverside School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
31%
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 Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenwich School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Riverside Eastern Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 842 students
    0.1 miles
    51 Hendrie Ave.
    Riverside, CT 06878
    (203)637-1744
    0.1 6-8 842
  • Old Greenwich Old Greenwich School
    Grades: PK-5 | 469 students
    0.7 miles
    825 Sound Beach Ave.
    Old Greenwich, CT 06870
    (203)637-0150
    0.7 PK-5 469
  • Cos Cob Cos Cob School
    Grades: K-5 | 434 students
    0.9 miles
    300 East Putnam Ave.
    Cos Cob, CT 06807
    (203)869-4670
    0.9 K-5 434
  • Greenwich Central Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 577 students
    1.3 miles
    9 Indian Rock Ln.
    Greenwich, CT 06830
    (203)661-8500
    1.3 6-8 577
  • Riverside International School At Dundee
    Grades: K-5 | 365 students
    1.3 miles
    55 Florence Rd.
    Riverside, CT 06878
    (203)637-3800
    1.3 K-5 365

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