Riverside Middle School

265 Eleanor St Ne, Grand Rapids, MI 49505 | (616) 819-2969
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 483
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 265 Eleanor Street Ne, Grand Rapids, MI 49505
  • Principal or Admin: Mr. Mitch Balingit
  • Fax: (616) 819-2981
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 483
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 203 (42.0%)
  • Females: 145 (30.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 17 (3.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 437 (90.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 454 (94.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Riverside Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.8%
Black24751.1%
Asian30.6%
Hispanic71.4%
White8718.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Riverside Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade16233.5%
7th Grade14830.6%
8th Grade17335.8%
Source: MI Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Riverside Middle School performed on average much worse than most other schools across the state on MEAP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Writing

MEAP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201059.4%64.9%84.5%
200948.7%65.2%82.0%
200848.0%55.4%79.9%
 
Reading Test
201057.9%65.2%84.0%
200978.8%78.9%87.7%
200850.9%58.6%80.5%
 
Social Studies Test
201038.0%48.7%75.3%
200926.0%42.2%73.4%
200834.3%42.8%73.6%
 
English Language Arts Test
200848.0%56.8%79.5%
 
Writing Test
200848.0%55.9%75.7%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201044.2%62.2%84.6%
200966.7%59.8%82.2%
200848.8%56.4%82.6%
 
Reading Test
201046.3%59.5%79.0%
200956.4%59.1%82.0%
200853.7%59.7%79.6%
 
Writing Test
20109.5%30.4%47.8%
2009---
200855.6%63.5%77.9%
 
English Language Arts Test
200853.7%60.1%80.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201058.6%54.8%78.0%
200938.3%46.7%70.3%
200847.8%53.2%74.5%
 
Reading Test
201060.7%63.2%81.9%
200960.1%63.6%83.4%
200854.1%54.4%75.5%
 
Science Test
201055.0%50.5%78.1%
200942.4%47.8%75.9%
200842.4%46.5%76.3%
 
English Language Arts Test
200854.5%56.3%76.7%
 
Writing Test
200852.9%56.2%74.2%
 
Source: MI Department of Education 2009-2010

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