Riverdale Elementary School



Riverdale Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riverdale Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 68
1 72
2 74
3 69
4 67
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Riverdale Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Thornton, CO in the Adams 12 Five Star School District. It enrolls 433 students in grades 1st through 12th. Riverdale Elementary School is the 507th largest public school in Colorado and the 28,201st largest nationally. It has 19.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 433
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,201st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 507th out of 1,072
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 858th out of 1,072
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 641st out of 1,072

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Riverdale Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 239
(55%)
17,331
(51%)
 Female 194
(45%)
16,491
(49%)

Riverdale Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 248
(57%)
19,447
(57%)
 Hispanic 151
(35%)
11,004
(33%)
 Asian 17
(4%)
1,677
(5%)
 Black 11
(3%)
786
(2%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
624
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
52
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
232
(1%)

Riverdale Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 211
(49%)
20,575
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 167
(39%)
10,804
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(13%)
2,443
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,057 ranked schools in Colorado, Riverdale Elementary School is ranked 359th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverdale Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Riverdale Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 473
2006 492
2007 517
2008 469
2009 421
2010 437
2011 444
2012 433

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.5
2006 20.9
2007 21.5
2008 19.1
2009 18.5
2010 19.2
2011 19.3
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.28118393234672
2006 0.29878048780488
2007 0.28239845261122
2008 0.3091684434968
2009 0.37054631828979
2010 0.40045766590389
2011 0.43468468468468
2012 0.51270207852194

Compare Riverdale Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.9% 16.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
This School 51.3%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 433 19.7:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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