Riverview High School serves 2,542 students in grades 9-12.
Riverview High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 61% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 2,542 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
- Minority Enrollment: 34%
- Graduation Rate: 91% (Top 50% in FL)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30%
- Math Proficiency: 61% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 65% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Riverview High School's student population of 2,542 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 123 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Riverview High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Riverview High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#826 out of 3655 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Riverview High School's ranking?
Riverview High School is ranked #826 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are Riverview High School often compared to?
Riverview High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Sarasota High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
61% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 65% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Riverview High School?
The graduation rate of Riverview High School is 91%, which is higher than the Florida state average of 89%.
How many students attend Riverview High School?
2,542 students attend Riverview High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Riverview High School students are White, 20% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Riverview High School?
Riverview High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does Riverview High School offer ?
Riverview High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Riverview High School part of?
Riverview High School is part of Sarasota School District.
We love the IB program and have been very impressed with the quality of the curriculum and the quality of the teaching. There are several stand-out teachers, and coming from Pine View, the Riverview IB teachers have been far superior to the Pine View high school teachers. This was a pleasant surprise. The curriculum is challenging and work-intensive. Amy Earl, in the CP Program, is awesome. My children are happy and have developed close relationships with their teachers. The larger RHS community prepares them for the real world and we like the diversity in the student body. We also love the new principal. Recommend IB highly.
We love the IB program and have been very impressed with the quality of the curriculum and the quality of the teaching. There are several stand-out teachers, and coming from Pine View, the Riverview IB teachers have been far superior to the Pine View high school teachers. This was a pleasant surprise. The curriculum is challenging and work-intensive. Amy Earl, in the CP Program, is awesome. My children are happy and have developed close relationships with their teachers. The larger RHS community prepares them for the real world and we like the diversity in the student body. We also love the new principal. Recommend IB highly. Great sports and school spirit as well.
As a current student at Riverview High School, I am deeply dissatisfied with the leadership and quality of education. With exception of the IB program leadership, there is little to no oversight of the normal population. Drugs, sex, and alcohol are rampant. The county dress code policy is not enforced. Fights are a common occurrence and are often watched by teachers as a form of entertainment. The disrespect of adults by the population of students is overlooked. Teachers often REWARD students for showing up to class, let alone actually participating. This is the saddest excuse for an educational program I have ever witnessed. Putting the cherry on top of the cake is the Cyesis program, a part of the school exclusively for pregnant mothers and their baby-daddies. Their attendance is sub-par, and the school suffers as a result. While it is a fine program with good intentions, about 40 percent of the mothers have more than one child in the program! Something drastic needs to be done in this county dealing with this issue. Of course it will upset the liberals believing in inclusiveness and the goodness of every soul, but the stark reality is that the campus is a war-zone between gangs and mothers alike.
Riverview has failed in many ways my son and daughter have attended the School. Rules are not enforced. I have seen drugs on the campus, kids walking off campus, skipping school is out of control, some Teachers don't care, the new school building DIDN'T CHANGE ANYTHING. Needs new Leadership (Principles)
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