300 S Driftwood Trl
Mchenry, IL 60050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Riverwood Elementary School serves 557 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Riverwood Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 33% (which is equal to the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Riverwood Elementary School's student population of 557 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
557 students
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Total Classroom Teachers (18-19)
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Riverwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Riverwood Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1203 out of 3655 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
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15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
33%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
61%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
4%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 557 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52

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