River School



River School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

River School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 5
1 13
2 3
3 10
4 7
5 12
6 4
7 7
8 7
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

River School is a public elementary school located in Sodus, MI in the Sodus Township Independent #5 School District. It enrolls 68 students in grades 1st through 12th. River School is the 1,827th largest public school in Michigan and the 54,208th largest nationally. It has 14.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 68
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 4.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,208th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 1,827th out of 1,908
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 396th out of 1,904
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 1,858th out of 1,904

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River School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 40
(59%)
40
(59%)
 Male 28
(41%)
28
(41%)

River School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 44
(65%)
44
(65%)
 Hispanic 11
(16%)
11
(16%)
 Black 8
(12%)
8
(12%)
 Two or More 5
(7%)
5
(7%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

River School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 44
(65%)
44
(65%)
 Not Eligible 24
(35%)
24
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,903 ranked schools in Michigan, River School is ranked 1,711th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of River School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.7%) is higher than the state average of 49.4%. 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.

River School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 65
2006 64
2007 75
2008 70
2009 72
2010 69
2011 62
2012 75
2013 74
2014 76
2015 68

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.2
2007 24.2
2008 20
2009 18
2010 13.8
2011 13.8
2012 16.7
2013 16.4
2014 14.9
2015 14.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.296875
2007 0.36
2008 0.5
2009 0.44444444444444
2010 0.59420289855072
2011 0.59677419354839
2012 0.62666666666667
2013 0.68918918918919
2014 0.64473684210526
2015 0.64705882352941

Compare River School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,480.0% 14.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,678.9% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 49.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.7%
 

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River School
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Public KG - 08 68 14.8:1  
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Public PK - 02 212 18.5:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 12 121 5.3:1 4 miles
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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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