Riverside High School



Riverside High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riverside 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
9 506
10 439
11 434
12 377

Riverside High School is a public high school of the Durham Public Schools located in Durham, NC. It has 1,756 students in grades 9th through 12th. Riverside High School is the 45th largest public high school in North Carolina and the 2,235th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,756
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 108.31

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Riverside High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 948
(54%)
5,289
(49%)
 Female 808
(46%)
5,451
(51%)

Riverside High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 792
(45%)
5,974
(56%)
 White 533
(30%)
2,211
(21%)
 Hispanic 359
(20%)
1,939
(18%)
 Two or More 42
(2%)
300
(3%)
 Asian 28
(2%)
265
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
39
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Riverside High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 839
(48%)
5,297
(49%)
 Not Eligible 831
(47%)
4,851
(45%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 86
(5%)
592
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Riverside High School is ranked 25th out of 0 ranked schools in North Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverside High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.7%) is slightly higher than the state average of 46.3%. 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.

Riverside High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1935
2006 1896
2007 1844
2008 1966
2009 1910
2010 1881
2011 1809
2012 1756

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.9
2007 15.5
2008 16.2
2009 17
2010 17
2011 16.5
2012 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25167958656331
2006 0.28006329113924
2007 0.34924078091106
2008 0.27517802644964
2009 0.39057591623037
2010 0.43859649122807
2011 0.47042564953013
2012 0.52676537585421

Compare Riverside High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,445.4% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 52.7%
 

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Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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