Rivera Elementary School

701 Newton St, Denton, TX 76205 | (940) 369-3800
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 572
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Robert Gonzalez
  • Fax: (940) 369-4927
  • Website: www.dentonisd.org
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: 572
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 48.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 289 (50.5%)
  • Females: 283 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 40 (7.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 421 (73.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 461 (80.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Rivera Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian101.7%
Black10818.9%
Asian111.9%
Hispanic31855.6%
White12521.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Rivera Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten6811.9%
Kindergarten10017.5%
1st Grade9717.0%
2nd Grade9316.3%
3rd Grade6110.7%
4th Grade7913.8%
5th Grade7412.9%
Faculty Breakdown (2010)
Average Teacher Experience
School:
10.5
District:
10.3
State:
11.3
Percent of Teachers With 1-5 Years Experience
School:
39.4%
District:
32.7%
State:
31.0%
Percent of Teachers With 6-10 Years Experience
School:
18.7%
District:
23.7%
State:
20.3%
Percent of Teachers With 11-20 Years Experience
School:
26.9%
District:
23.3%
State:
24.4%
Percent of Teachers With Greater Than 20 Years Experience
School:
12.6%
District:
14.9%
State:
18.3%
Faculty Salary (2010)
School Administration Average Base Salary
School:
$71,500
District:
$71,431
State:
$70,209
Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$50,674
District:
$50,981
State:
$48,263
Beginning Teacher Average Base Salary
School:
$46,415
District:
$44,285
State:
$41,165
Teacher With 1-5 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$46,961
State:
$43,527
Teacher With 6-10 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$48,036
State:
$46,149
Teacher With 11-20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$52,358
State:
$50,153
Teacher With Greater Than 20 Years Experience Average Base Salary
School:
$63,422
State:
$58,427
Source: TX Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Rivera Elementary School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on TAKS state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP and Performance (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

TAKS - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201072.0%93.0%86.0%
200985.0%90.0%84.0%
200886.0%89.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201094.0%96.0%92.0%
200988.0%96.0%89.0%
200891.0%97.0%88.0%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201079.0%92.0%88.0%
200992.0%89.0%86.0%
200887.0%88.0%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201071.0%91.0%86.0%
200983.0%89.0%84.0%
200867.0%88.0%83.0%
 
Writing Test
201086.0%93.0%92.0%
200995.0%92.0%91.0%
200893.0%92.0%91.0%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201094.0%95.0%86.0%
200983.0%93.0%84.0%
200875.0%91.0%83.0%
 
Reading Test
201085.0%96.0%85.0%
200989.0%93.0%83.0%
200890.0%93.0%83.0%
 
Science Test
201092.0%92.0%88.0%
200972.0%88.0%84.0%
200873.0%83.0%81.0%
 
Source: TX Department of Education 2009-2010

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