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Riverhead Senior High School
  • Public
  • RIVERHEAD, NY

Report Card

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

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Riverhead Senior High School is a highly rated, public school located in RIVERHEAD, NY. It has 2,066 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 96% in reading.

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Riverhead Senior High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
96%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
84%
Average SAT
1170
255 responses
Average ACT
26
65 responses
AP Enrollment
21%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$73,161
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,441
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$369,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
72%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 36 responses
  • Spirit week
    44%
  • Blood drive, pep rally
    22%
  • Football games
    8%
  • Concerts/ Plays
    6%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Pep rallies
    6%
  • Spirit Week
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,066
Free or Reduced Lunch
49%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 20 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 20 responses
90%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 20 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$109,413
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.4%
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$25,988 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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