Riverdale High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
Bronze
College Readiness Index
6.5
Algebra Proficiency
2.9
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
18:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 867 Students
  • 47 Teachers

Riverdale High School
240 RIVERDALE DR
JEFFERSON, LA 70121

Phone: (504) 833-7288

District: Jefferson Parish Public School System

Overview

At Riverdale High School, students have the opportunity to take International Baccalaureate course work and exams. The IB participation rate at Riverdale High School is 10 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 51 percent. Riverdale High School is 1 of 13 high schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Bronze

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 867
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 51%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 56%
Full-Time Teachers 47

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 95%
Proficient in Algebra 85%
College Readiness Index 6.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 13
Total Students 12,115
Proficient in English (district average) 92%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 76%
College Readiness (district average) 16.7

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Nearby Schools

Riverdale High School is 1 of 13 schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System.

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