Riverwood Elementary School

1330 Stern Ln
Cordova, TN 38016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Riverwood Elementary School serves 963 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Riverwood Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Tennessee for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Riverwood Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Tennessee for:

School Overview

Riverwood Elementary School's student population of 963 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students963 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Riverwood Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,684 schools in Tennessee (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Riverwood Elementary School is 0.61, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall Testing Rank
#278 out of 1684 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
9%
10%
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Black
58%
22%
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White
22%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.55
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
48%
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Riverwood Elementary School is Cordova High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Cordova Middle School (1.0 miles away)
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