Riverton School

1600 Forest Av
Portland, ME 04103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Riverton School serves 442 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Riverton School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maine 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 30-34% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 36%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the Maine state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Maine state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maine state average of 11% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

Riverton School's student population of 442 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverton School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 524 schools in Maine (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Riverton School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.21. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ME)
Overall Testing Rank
#286 out of 524 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
1%
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Hispanic
6%
2%
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Black
37%
4%
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White
39%
89%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.700.21
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePortland School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, ME Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Riverton School is Casco Bay High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lyman Moore Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harrison Lyseth Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Portland Casco Bay High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 386 students
    0.9 miles
    196 Allen Avenue
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8160
    0.9 9-12 386
  • Portland Portland Arts & Technology High School Vocational School

    0.9 miles
    196 Allen Av
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8165
    0.9 n/a n/a
  • Portland Harrison Lyseth Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 491 students
    1.2 miles
    175 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8215
    1.2 PK-5 491
  • Portland Lyman Moore Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 445 students
    1.2 miles
    171 Auburn St
    Portland, ME 04103
    (207) 874-8150
    1.2 6-8 445
  • Portland Fred P Hall School Math: 32% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
    1.3 miles
    23 Orono Rd
    Portland, ME 04102
    (207) 874-8205
    1.3 PK-5 403

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