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
9 287
10 280
11 211
12 211

Riverdale High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Parish School District located in Jefferson, LA. It has 989 students in grades 9th through 12th. Riverdale High School is the 79th largest public high school in Louisiana and the 6,035th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.7 to 1.

Total Students: 989
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 67.26

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Riverdale High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 498
(50%)
6,583
(49%)
 Male 491
(50%)
6,803
(51%)

Riverdale High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 383
(39%)
3,925
(29%)
 Black 342
(35%)
5,307
(40%)
 Hispanic 196
(20%)
3,035
(23%)
 Asian 34
(3%)
722
(5%)
 Two or More 23
(2%)
272
(2%)
 American Indian 8
(1%)
91
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
34
(0%)

Riverdale High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 493
(50%)
7,562
(56%)
 Not Eligible 428
(43%)
4,985
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 68
(7%)
839
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Riverdale High School is ranked 71st out of 356 ranked schools in Louisiana, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverdale High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.5%. 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 1103
2006 950
2007 807
2008 717
2009 698
2010 735
2011 867
2012 869
2013 880
2014 946
2015 989

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.2
2006 16.7
2007 13.5
2008 13.5
2009 13.4
2010 13.4
2011 18.4
2012 18.9
2013 17
2014 17
2015 14.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31731640979148
2006 0.36526315789474
2007 0.47583643122677
2008 0.46304044630404
2009 0.52865329512894
2010 0.52380952380952
2011 0.56055363321799
2012 0.56156501726122
2013 0.60113636363636
2014 0.59302325581395
2015 0.56723963599596

Compare Riverdale High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,304.6% 13.0:1
 
1,470.0% 14.7:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.5%
 
This School 56.7%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Riverdale High School
Jefferson, LA
Public 09 - 12 989 14.7:1  
Martyn Alternative School
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Public KG - 12 66 5.2:1 1 miles
St Martin'S Episcopal School
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Private PK - 12 547 8:1 2 miles
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Private PK - 12 209 7:1 2 miles
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Public 09 - 12 1,176 15.3:1 2 miles
Riverside Alternative High School
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Public 01 - 12 129 8.6:1 2 miles
Metairie Park Country Day School
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Private PK - 12 724 8:1 3 miles
Haynes Academy School for Advanced Studies
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Public 06 - 12 788 15.8:1 3 miles
Archbishop Rummel High School
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Private 08 - 12 678 14:1 3 miles
St Marys Dominican High School
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Private 08 - 12 886 15:1 4 miles
John Curtis Christian School
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Private PK - 12 882 21:1 4 miles
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