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
9 407
10 342
11 335
12 258

Riverdale High School is a public high school of the Clayton County School District located in Riverdale, GA. It has 1,342 students in grades 9th through 12th. Riverdale High School is the 166th largest public high school in Georgia and the 4,058th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,342
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 58.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,058th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Georgia: 166th out of 509
Student/Teacher Rank in Georgia: 462nd out of 478
Full Time Teacher Rank in Georgia: 248th out of 478

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Riverdale High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 721
(54%)
7,791
(51%)
 Female 621
(46%)
7,436
(49%)

Riverdale High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,094
(82%)
11,260
(74%)
 Hispanic 184
(14%)
2,638
(17%)
 Asian 36
(3%)
644
(4%)
 Two or More 18
(1%)
334
(2%)
 White 9
(1%)
321
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
21
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
9
(0%)

Riverdale High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,335
(99%)
15,151
(100%)
 Not Eligible 7
(1%)
76
(0%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Riverdale High School is ranked 36th out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverdale High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (99.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 56.8%. 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
2013 1393
2014 1392
2015 1342

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
2013 20.2
2014 20.2
2015 22.9

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
2013 0.9978463747308
2014 0.95474137931034
2015 0.99478390461997

Compare Riverdale High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,290.0% 22.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 
This School 99.5%
 

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