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Riverview High School

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Posted June 13, 2008

first off students do not have to share books teh only time they do is when they are irresponsibble and lose four or five of them. Riverview is a great school and every one was assigned there own books
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 5, 2007

I have a grandson, attending Riverview in 9Th.grade, who tells me the students have to share books because there is not enough to go around to each student. My ? is why. I do not think this is a good situation for the kids. I would like to know what can be done about this. I do think that the teachers are trying to do their best to educate the children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 28, 2006

I have a child in the 10th grade, who can be a hand full, at Riverview H.S. and I would just have to say that the school has been great over the years! Obviously the students seem to have an issue with the Principle, so he must be doing an amazing job! Honestly from the few times I have been around him, he seems to be very professional and straight forward(not in a rude way). He is older, but really seems to care a lot about the kids. The teachers in meeting with them, seem to really care about my child's grades and future. Great sports and academic school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 26, 2006

I am a student at riverview. i am in the 11th grade. most of the teachers are exceptional. the new principle is a horrible principle. i mean the old principle made an attempt to get to know students but the new one just stands there in the halls. they need to get the old one back! but other than that i love it. Both senior boys and girls are going to state. And Riverview is hosting it! their facilities are great!
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 5, 2006

I graduated from Riverview in 2003. I think the school has a great learning envirnoment, but I am surprised at the turn over of te teachers. Since I graduated 3 yrs ago almost all the teacher that taught me have left to go to surrounding area schools. All the school is lacking is a little stablity. I believe this will come with age.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted May 9, 2005

I was a Graduate of Riveriview in 2002 and i have been told that Riverview has really stepped it up in the past few years and are continuing to make an impact on the students that attend it. i'm not sure why the 9th grade student that wrote a review talked so disrespectfully of the staff and principal. i was very pleased with the staff and the responsibility of the teachers and help i received while at Riverview. With the help of Riverview i am now attending Radiology Imaging school at UAMS along with a few other of my classmates from high school.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted April 27, 2005

The quality of teaching is above average at Riverview High School. There is a positive learning environment for students. The principal and counselors are dedicated to the success of all students.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted March 2, 2005

I am a student at Riverview High School currently in the 9th grade. I dislike the principal because he doesn't seem to play the correct role as the principal. A few of the teachers have a bad habit of ignoring the students' opinions and only listening to one side of a story. Also, they obviously don't provide safety for the students either since how the school was broken into not too long ago. Besides the principal and the favoratism, this school has good academics and very good extracurricular activities. Actually, our senior boy basketball team made it to state and hasn't stopped yet.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 11, 2004

Hello, I am a Parent of 2 kids that goes to Riverview. It is an outstanding learning enviroment for my childern. My childern, who are in grades 10th and 5th love to go to school here. I've never seen a staff that works so hard just to make these kids enjoy learning and coming to school. Even though are 10th graders did not score so high. I think this school is one of the best in the state. I think Riverview still has not seen it's best days yet but I will promise something postive is going to happen in the next of couple of years. I have no doubt that riverview could beat any school in the state.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 20, 2004

Hello I am a parent who all 3 of my children go to Riverview. I think this is one of the best schools in Arkansas. The princpal Kent Crowder is a wonderful man. He works all the time so this kids can have the best education possible. the teachers are wonderful.There are these two teachers named Roland Popejoy and Audra Lindley and they really work wonders with the children. I would truley recommend this school even though are test score are low I promise these childern are getting a lot better education then you would think because of the staff at Riverview
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 12, 2004

I'm a Former Student of Riverview. I graduated in 2002. I really loved it. The teachers take the time to work with you. The only thing I had a problem with is that Riverview is a Consolidated school. It consist of West Point School district, Griffthville school district, Kensett school district, and Judsonia School district. All of which where rivals. Not much of that Rivalry is going on today,but you can still tell that the elementries and middle schools try to compete with each other. Even though nether is better or worse then the other. Both have new buildings and great teachers. Its just my opinion but I think the Elementries and Middle schools need to combine to have more unity in the high school.
—Submitted by a former student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Literacy

The state average for Literacy was 70% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
68%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
53%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the Benchmark Exam to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in literacy and grades 3 through 8 in math. The Benchmark Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 77% in 2013.

83 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
65%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 44% in 2013.

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
27%

2011

 
 
38%

2010

 
 
18%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 72% in 2013.

98 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
75%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Arkansas used the End of Course Exam to test high school students in Algebra I, Geometry and Biology. The results for End of Course Exams administered in the spring of each school year are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The End of Course Exam is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined by the state of Arkansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Arkansas Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 76% 64%
Hispanic 11% 10%
Black 10% 21%
Two or more races 3% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 67%N/A61%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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Searcy, AR 72143
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