Riverside Elementary



Riverside Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riverside Elementary Students by Grade
PK 63
K 109
1 101
2 90
3 106
4 116
5 88
6 105
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Riverside Elementary is a public elementary school located in Alexandria, VA in the Fairfax County Public Schools. It enrolls 778 students in grades 1st through 12th. Riverside Elementary is the 130th largest public school in Virginia and the 5,034th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 778
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 56.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,034th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 130th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 206th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 40th out of 1,156

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Riverside Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 421
(54%)
53,679
(52%)
 Female 357
(46%)
49,826
(48%)

Riverside Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 360
(46%)
27,592
(27%)
 Black 227
(29%)
10,483
(10%)
 White 106
(14%)
39,605
(38%)
 Asian 48
(6%)
19,756
(19%)
 Two or More 31
(4%)
5,668
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
275
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
126
(0%)

Riverside Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 410
(53%)
24,684
(24%)
 Not Eligible 277
(36%)
72,411
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 91
(12%)
6,410
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Riverside Elementary is ranked 86th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverside Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (64.4%) is higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Riverside Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 470
2006 493
2007 522
2008 592
2009 569
2010 603
2011 677
2012 714
2013 734
2014 781
2015 778

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.4
2006 8.9
2007 13.2
2008 14.2
2009 14
2010 14
2011 12.7
2012 12.8
2013 12.7
2014 13.2
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.59787234042553
2006 0.56186612576065
2007 0.60536398467433
2008 0.59290540540541
2009 0.6414762741652
2010 0.62189054726368
2011 0.61004431314623
2012 0.60224089635854
2013 0.62942779291553
2014 0.64916773367478
2015 0.6439588688946

Compare Riverside Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 64.4%
 

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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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