Riverdale Avenue Community School



Riverdale Avenue Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riverdale Avenue Community School Students by Grade
PK 36
K 50
1 49
2 61
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Riverdale Avenue Community School is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #23 School District. It enrolls 197 students in grades 1st through 12th. Riverdale Avenue Community School is the 2,563rd largest public school in New York and the 48,261st largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 197
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,261st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,563rd out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 926th out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,568th out of 2,708

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Riverdale Avenue Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 108
(55%)
4,987
(53%)
 Female 89
(45%)
4,434
(47%)

Riverdale Avenue Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 147
(75%)
7,210
(77%)
 Hispanic 40
(20%)
1,935
(21%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(2%)
19
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(2%)
71
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
88
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
16
(0%)
 White 1
(1%)
82
(1%)

Riverdale Avenue Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 181
(92%)
7,915
(84%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(5%)
449
(5%)
 Not Eligible 6
(3%)
1,057
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Riverdale Avenue Community School is ranked 1,410th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverdale Avenue Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (97.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.7%. 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.

Compare Riverdale Avenue Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 97.0%
 

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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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