River Valley Elementary School



River Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

River Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 71
1 72
2 70
3 96
4 88
5 63
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

River Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Meridian, ID in the Meridian Joint School District. It enrolls 467 students in grades 1st through 12th. River Valley Elementary School is the 130th largest public school in Idaho and the 24,725th largest nationally. It has 22.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 467
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 20.4
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,725th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 130th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 338th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 169th out of 391

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River Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 244
(52%)
13,410
(52%)
 Female 223
(48%)
12,549
(48%)

River Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 389
(83%)
21,803
(84%)
 Hispanic 54
(12%)
2,216
(9%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
798
(3%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
626
(2%)
 Black 2
(0%)
319
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
139
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
58
(0%)

River Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 313
(67%)
17,784
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 134
(29%)
6,837
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 20
(4%)
1,338
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, River Valley Elementary School is ranked 211th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of River Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

River Valley Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 583
2006 560
2007 568
2008 565
2009 530
2010 531
2011 495
2012 467

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.6
2006 20.7
2007 22.9
2008 22.3
2009 20.9
2010 20.9
2011 19.4
2012 22.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.13722126929674
2006 0.14107142857143
2007 0.18485915492958
2008 0.2
2009 0.23396226415094
2010 0.24858757062147
2011 0.34343434343434
2012 0.32976445396146

Compare River Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
2,290.0% 22.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.0%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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