Riverdale High School



Riverdale High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riverdale High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 442
10 318
11 312
12 231

Riverdale High School is a public high school of the Clayton County School District located in Riverdale, GA. It has 1,303 students in grades 9th through 12th. Riverdale High School is the 163rd largest public high school in Georgia and the 4,123rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,303
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 71.5

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Riverdale High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 653
(50%)
7,001
(49%)
 Male 650
(50%)
7,272
(51%)

Riverdale High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,061
(81%)
10,670
(75%)
 Hispanic 145
(11%)
2,039
(14%)
 Asian 55
(4%)
702
(5%)
 Two or More 25
(2%)
390
(3%)
 White 13
(1%)
431
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
23
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
18
(0%)

Riverdale High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 953
(73%)
10,193
(71%)
 Not Eligible 221
(17%)
2,901
(20%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 129
(10%)
1,179
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Riverdale High School is ranked 47th out of 0 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverdale High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.1%. 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 High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1892
2006 1915
2007 1955
2008 1652
2009 1521
2010 1416
2011 1237
2012 1303

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.1
2006 19
2007 18.5
2008 15.3
2009 16
2010 16.9
2011 14.9
2012 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.70401691331924
2006 0.7154046997389
2007 0.71202046035806
2008 0.73002421307506
2009 0.75871137409599
2010 0.81426553672316
2011 0.81325788197251
2012 0.83039140445127

Compare Riverdale High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,522.8% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.1%
 
This School 83.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,303 18.2:1  
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