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Riverside High School

Durham, NC


Riverside High School
3218 Rose of Sharon Road
Durham, NC  27712
Phone: 919-560-3965
Durham County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 2 out of 10 stars
2

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,785
Type: Regular School  
Riverside High School

Riverside High School


Metro Area Ranking

#22
Metro Area High School Ranking: Riverside High School is ranked #22 out of 26 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (15th percentile). Cick the link to see all 26 high schools.


State Ranking

#425
Statewide High School Ranking: Riverside High School is ranked #425 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (18th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, Riverside High School is a 2-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Durham County, NC. Riverside High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,785 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

86.5
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Riverside High School had a Student Growth Score of 86.5. This placed Riverside High School in the 75th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 14.5 23rd 17.5
Math 17.2 26th 18.9
Reading 16.4 23rd 19.1
Science 16.6 25th 18.8
Writing 4.9 30th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at Riverside High, Durham stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 12% - Level 5 (Superior)
 23% - Level 4 (Solid)
 23% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 39% - Level 1
 39% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 8% - Level 3
 8% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 33% - Level 1
 33% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 28% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 13% - Level 2
 13% - Level 2
 38% - Level 1
 38% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 549
Math 528
Composite Score 1077
SAT Participation Rate 50 %

Riverside High, Durham had an average SAT score of 1077 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #103 out of 491 NC high schools (79th percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Riverside High, Durham was 50% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 81% - Riverside High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 81% - Riverside High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 2%
 Asian - 2%
 Black - 40%
 Black - 40%
 Hispanic - 33%
 Hispanic - 33%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 Two or More Races - 3%
 White - 21%
 White - 21%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Riverside High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Riverside High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Hillandale Elementary School 4 1.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Easley Elementary School 8 1.2 miles Durham, NC Regular K-5
Holt Elementary School 3 2.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Eno Valley Elementary School 1 2.2 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
George L Carrington Middle School 3 2.3 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Northern High School 2 2.6 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
City of Medicine Academy 8 3.0 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Brogden Middle School 2 3.4 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
E K Powe Elementary School 4 3.8 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Sandy Ridge Elementary School 3 4.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Club Boulevard Elementary School 3 4.1 miles Durham, NC Regular K-5
Lakeview School 1 4.1 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-12
George Watts Elementary School 7 4.4 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Durham School of the Arts 9 4.8 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-12
Little River Elementary School 7 5.0 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-7
Morehead Montessori Magnet School 9 5.6 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Lakewood Montessori Middle School 8 5.6 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-8
Lakewood Elementary School 1 5.7 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Forest View Elementary School 7 5.9 miles Durham, NC Regular K-5
Eastway Elementary School 1 6.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5