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Posted February 24, 2014

I am proud to announce that Riverside has added a specialized Math and English tutor on staff who will be working with children who need a little extra help in these areas! It is great to see that Riverside is so invested in these childrens educational future!


Posted October 28, 2013

I love this school. My son has went here from k - 2nd now and i plan to keep him here and send my daughter here next year as well. Things i like are, there is good communication between parents, teachers, and students.He gets a behavior paper sent home every day that lets me know how he was at school that day, there is no question at the end of the day about whether he was good or not , the paper tells me. i like the amount of school work he receives,it is appropriate for his age. I like the activities he tells me about that he participates in at school. He never has anything bad to say about stuff that goes on there, and when he did get a bump at school one time he got a note sent home that day so there was no question in my mind what had happened. I feel that the school works well with my son and his ADHD . There are plenty of people there like O T and speech therapists that help him cope with having ADHD. They take special note of his allergies and are always helpful regarding his issues. His school seems very safe to me with it's two police officers and things my son tells me about . I am glad I chose this school to have him go to. It is meeting his needs perfectly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2011

I have child attending there who came home from school with a black eye. Instead of the parents getting called in the girl who attacked her was not punished. So now she is continuing to get bullied by more then one girl and nothing is being done about it. The principals should not be there cause they just don't care. Quite frankly they shouldn't be allowed to be a prinipal at any school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 12, 2010

The school is slowly falling apart. My children will not be attending this school anymore. I don't blame the teachers.....I believe their leadership/principal should not be there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2005

Riverside Academy has an excellent approach to expected school behavior. Just as important as learning, they focus on expected behavior. Using the CHAMPs program, each classroom reviews expectations before beginning a new lesson, going to gym or lunch, walking in the hallway, etc. It keeps the kids in line and classroom management seems tight, especially K-4. The curriculum is intense and focuses on state standards and the proficiency testing all year long. The teachers are dedicated to giving any extra help to the students that they can. I do feel the school should implement a music program and have more extracurricular activities, but what they do provide for the children is excellent. Dr. Conners has done an amazing job with the building, programs and staff in the three years he's been principal. The students adore him too. I am very proud to be a part of this community.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 22, 2003

For our family, Riverside has so far been excellent. We have a 2nd grader. Focus is where it should be, on learning. However, I do wish there was a music department. But they do provide the students with excellent computer and art classes.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
67%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
56%

2010

 
 
46%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

24 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
35%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 78% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
76%

2010

 
 
60%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 88% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
64%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
64%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
15%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 74% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
41%

2010

 
 
35%
Science

The state average for Science was 68% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
37%

2010

 
 
27%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
40%

2010

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2013.

28 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
43%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 73% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
19%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

26 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
54%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
31%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 77% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
50%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
3%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
55%

2011

 
 
62%

2010

 
 
38%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

15 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
39%

2010

 
 
13%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students67%
Female70%
Male64%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White72%
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled71%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female80%
Male71%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled82%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students52%
Female58%
Male47%
Black, non-Hispanic58%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled58%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students74%
Female75%
Male73%
Black, non-Hispanic75%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled84%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students36%
Female50%
Male25%
Black, non-Hispanic0%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled30%
Non-disabled39%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students46%
Female67%
Male31%
Black, non-Hispanic10%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged44%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled30%
Non-disabled56%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students32%
Female33%
Male31%
Black, non-Hispanic0%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White56%
Economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled30%
Non-disabled33%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students61%
Female60%
Male62%
Black, non-Hispanic46%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White69%
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled67%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students75%
Female80%
Male69%
Black, non-Hispanic64%
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabled81%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students39%
Female42%
Male36%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled10%
Non-disabled56%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students54%
Female58%
Male50%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabled20%
Non-disabled75%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

Math

All Students53%
Femalen/a
Male50%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabledn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Reading

All Students53%
Femalen/a
Male60%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabledn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a

Science

All Students33%
Femalen/a
Male40%
Black, non-Hispanicn/a
Asian or Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White36%
Economically disadvantaged33%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Disabledn/a
Non-disabledn/a
Limited English proficiency (LEP)n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Ohio used the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The OAA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Ohio. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

The different student groups are identified by the Ohio Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

In 2010-2011, this school received an Overall Rating of "Above Expected Growth".

Math

Reading

Grade 4MetMet
Grade 5BelowMet
Grade 6AboveMet
Grade 7AboveMet
Grade 8AboveAbove

About the tests


In 2010-2011, the Ohio Department of Education used the Value-Added Measure to show how much growth students made on the Ohio Achievement Test since the last school year. The state expects that student test scores will show an average year's worth of growth compared to test scores from the previous year. Ohio's Value-Added Measure is not the same as Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP), a federal measure which uses different criteria.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

 
75 (2011)
 
66 (2010)
 
78 (2009)
 
76 (2008)

0
60
120

About the tests


Ohio uses the Performance Index to provide an overall indication of how well students perform on its standardized tests each year. The Performance Index scores are based upon how well each student does on all tested subjects in grades 3 through 8 and 10. Schools and districts earn anywhere from 1.2 points for each student scoring at the advanced level to zero points for each untested student. The Performance Index ranges between 0 and 120, with 100 as the statewide goal for all students.

Source: Ohio Department of Education

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4-7 Average

8-10 Above Average

 

How schools in the state rate:

22%
of schools in the state are Below average
54%
of schools in the state are Average
24%
of schools in the state are Above average

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Math growth at this school

Above average

Reading growth at this school

Average


1 Test scores are based on 2012-13 OAA/OGT results from the state of Ohio.

2 This rating is based on 2012-13 value-added estimates from the state of Ohio.

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 58% 74%
Black 30% 16%
Two or more races 7% 4%
Hispanic 5% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Asian N/A 2%
Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 95%N/A47%
Female 49%N/A49%
Male 51%N/A51%
Students with disabilities 25%N/A15%
Source: OH Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

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School basics

School start time
  • 6:30 am
School end time
  • 6:00 pm
School Leader's name
  • Mrs. Vallrey K. Crump
Fax number
  • (513) 921-7704

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  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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3280 River Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45204
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