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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: 4 out of 10 stars
4

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,709
Type: Regular School  
Riverside High School

Riverside High School


Metro Area Ranking

#19
Metro Area High School Ranking: Riverside High School is ranked #19 out of 27 of the best high schools in Durham and surrounding areas (30th percentile). Cick the link to see all 27 high schools.


State Ranking

#328
Statewide High School Ranking: Riverside High School is ranked #328 out of 529 of the best high schools in North Carolina (38th percentile). Click the link to see all 529 high schools.


Overall, Riverside High School is a 4-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 1,709 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

90.9
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Riverside High School had a Student Growth Score of 90.9. This placed Riverside High School in the 86th percentile of 2368 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 15.9 36th 17.3
Math 18.3 38th 18.8
Reading 17.6 37th 18.9
Science 17.8 40th 18.6
Writing 5.3 40th 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 stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 25% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 38% - Level 1
 38% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 10% - Level 3
 10% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 30% - Level 1
 30% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 15% - Level 2
 15% - Level 2
 31% - Level 1
 31% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 533
Math 529
Composite Score 1062
SAT Participation Rate 37 %

Riverside High had an average SAT score of 1062 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #133 out of 478 NC high schools (72nd percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at Riverside High was 37% 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
 79% - Riverside High School
 87% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 79% - Riverside High School
 87% - 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 2017-2018 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 2017-2018 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 3 1.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Easley Elementary School 7 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 3 2.6 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
City of Medicine Academy 8 3.0 miles Durham, NC Regular 9-12
Brogden Middle School 1 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 4 4.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5
Club Boulevard Elementary School 6 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 10 4.8 miles Durham, NC Regular 6-12
Little River Elementary School 7 5.0 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-8
Morehead Montessori Magnet School 7 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 5 5.9 miles Durham, NC Regular K-5
Eastway Elementary School 1 6.1 miles Durham, NC Regular PK-5