Riverdale Elementary



Riverdale Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riverdale Elementary Students by Grade
PK 77
K 120
1 136
2 119
3 113
4 120
5 112
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Riverdale Elementary is a public elementary school located in Riverdale, MD in the Prince George'S County Public Schools. It enrolls 797 students in grades 1st through 12th. Riverdale Elementary is the 48th largest public school in Maryland and the 4,474th largest nationally. It has 15.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 797
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,474th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 48th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 399th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 60th out of 920

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Riverdale Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 403
(51%)
47,299
(51%)
 Female 394
(49%)
44,910
(49%)

Riverdale Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 676
(85%)
28,927
(31%)
 Black 65
(8%)
54,781
(59%)
 White 35
(4%)
4,215
(5%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
2,464
(3%)
 American Indian 7
(1%)
355
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
217
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
1,250
(1%)

Riverdale Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 657
(82%)
54,120
(59%)
 Not Eligible 76
(10%)
31,057
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 64
(8%)
7,032
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Riverdale Elementary is ranked 20th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverdale Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.4%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 543
2006 527
2007 579
2008 629
2009 658
2010 715
2011 762
2012 777
2013 737
2014 790
2015 797

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.1
2006 12.2
2007 12.3
2008 12.8
2009 12.8
2010 15.1
2011 15.7
2012 15.2
2013 15.6
2014 15.6
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.75138121546961
2006 0.80075901328273
2007 0.85319516407599
2008 0.8362480127186
2009 0.8936170212766
2010 0.91048951048951
2011 0.88845144356955
2012 0.90862290862291
2013 0.94979647218453
2014 0.9126582278481
2015 0.90464240903388

Compare Riverdale Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 90.5%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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