Riverway Elementary School
Riverway Elementary School serves 598 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Riverway Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 36% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).
Riverway Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Riverway Elementary School's student population of 598 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Riverway Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Riverway Elementary School is 0.40, 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 Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4755 out of 9659 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education
After reviewing the current ranking information and data, it's hard to believe that on paper this school looks like a horrible school. My son has attended this school for the past 5 years. This is a brand new school, it was opened the first year my son attended. There are obviously many things that the school needs to improve on, but overall it has been a great school for just opening up. His teachers have been very nice and supportive. I am a teacher as well, and I don't believe that state testing scores should determine schools'' improvement. Many factors take part in students'' poor test-taking. I myself am very bad a test-taking. I don't think those tests should determine if a school is bad or good.
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