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
9 351
10 320
11 252
12 284

Riverside High School is a public high school of the Kanawha County School District located in Belle, WV. It has 1,207 students in grades 9th through 12th. Riverside High School is the 16th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 4,741st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,207
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 65

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Riverside High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 632
(52%)
4,019
(50%)
 Female 575
(48%)
3,950
(50%)

Riverside High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,118
(93%)
6,670
(84%)
 Black 72
(6%)
1,036
(13%)
 Hispanic 10
(1%)
76
(1%)
 Asian 4
(0%)
122
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
6
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
57
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Riverside High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 651
(54%)
3,465
(43%)
 Not Eligible 556
(46%)
4,504
(57%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Riverside High School is ranked 7th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riverside High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (53.9%) is higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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 1273
2006 1270
2007 1266
2008 1276
2009 1195
2010 1244
2011 1238
2012 1256
2013 1243
2014 1206
2015 1207

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.7
2006 16.8
2007 16.2
2008 17.2
2009 15.7
2010 18.2
2011 17
2012 16.9
2013 18.6
2014 18.6
2015 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42026708562451
2006 0.45590551181102
2007 0.51500789889415
2008 0.53526645768025
2009 0.53723849372385
2010 0.4927652733119
2011 0.4297253634895
2012 0.56608280254777
2013 0.50201126307321
2014 0.49253731343284
2015 0.53935376967688

Compare Riverside High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 53.9%
 

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