Rivera High School



Rivera High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Rivera 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
9 732
10 517
11 537
12 407

Rivera High School is a public high school of the Brownsville Independent School District located in Brownsville, TX. It has 2,193 students in grades 9th through 12th. Rivera High School is the 177th largest public high school in Texas and the 1,013th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.2 to 1.

Total Students: 2,193
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 144.18

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Rivera High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,164
(53%)
7,240
(52%)
 Female 1,029
(47%)
6,731
(48%)

Rivera High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 2,174
(99%)
13,739
(98%)
 White 15
(1%)
166
(1%)
 Black 3
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
46
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Rivera High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,163
(99%)
13,358
(96%)
 Not Eligible 30
(1%)
613
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Rivera High School is ranked 23rd out of 0 ranked schools in Texas, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Rivera High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. 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.

Rivera High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2132
2006 2130
2007 2214
2008 2211
2009 2257
2010 2112
2011 2176
2012 2193

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 14.6
2007 14.7
2008 14.6
2009 14
2010 12.7
2011 14.2
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0018761726078799
2006 0.0023474178403756
2007 0.0022583559168925
2008 0.0022614201718679
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.0013786764705882
2012 0.98632010943912

Compare Rivera High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 98.6%
 

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