Riverdale Avenue Community School



Riverdale Avenue Community School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riverdale Avenue Community School Students by Grade
PK 40
K 41
1 55
2 58
3 47
4 60
5 56
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 358 students in grades 1st through 12th. Riverdale Avenue Community School is the 1,964th largest public school in New York and the 36,300th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 358
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,300th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,964th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,386th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,034th out of 2,753

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Riverdale Avenue Community School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 192
(54%)
4,442
(54%)
 Female 166
(46%)
3,855
(46%)

Riverdale Avenue Community School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 284
(80%)
6,170
(74%)
 Hispanic 54
(15%)
1,837
(22%)
 American Indian 8
(2%)
82
(1%)
 Asian 7
(2%)
87
(1%)
 White 4
(1%)
87
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
34
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Riverdale Avenue Community School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 330
(92%)
6,958
(84%)
 Not Eligible 18
(5%)
1,051
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
288
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Riverdale Avenue Community School is ranked 754th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverdale Avenue Community School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (95.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. 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 Avenue Community School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 197
2013 268
2014 291
2015 358

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 13.1
2013 12.8
2014 12.1
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.96954314720812
2013 0.75
2014 0.88659793814433
2015 0.94972067039106

Compare Riverdale Avenue Community School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 95.0%
 

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

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