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Riverdale High School
  • Public
  • JEFFERSON, LA

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade B minus
  9. Food
    grade C minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Riverdale High School is an above average, public school located in JEFFERSON, LA. It has 1,084 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 74% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
74%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1060
13 responses
Average ACT
23
318 responses
AP Enrollment
No data available  

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$46,405
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$842
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$189,100
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
80%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 25 responses
Poll
60%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 25 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 89 responses
  • Homecoming games and dances
    21%
  • Pep rallies
    21%
  • Slam n jam
    17%
  • Prom
    16%
  • Winter formal
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    7%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,084
Free or Reduced Lunch
67%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 27 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 27 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$66,352
Teachers in First/Second Year
24.7%
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 32 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 32 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 32 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,957 / year
National
$12,239
71%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 28 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 28 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 28 responses

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