PROFICIENCY 60% 20% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #40 of 210 in DUVAL
  • Ranked #34 of 206 in Jacksonville
  • Ranked #1173 of 4322 in Florida
Proficiency Averages
44%DUVAL
62%Jacksonville
49%Florida

River City Science Academy is a school servicing grades 6 to 12 and is located in the district of "DUVAL" in Jacksonville, FL. There are a total of 847 students and 38 teachers at River City Science Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 23 to 1. There are a total of 39 free lunch students and 3 reduced lunch students.

River City Science Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 59.5%, which is 20% higher than the Florida average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students847
Teachers38
Student/Teacher ratio23:1
Free lunch39
Reduced lunch3

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment110
Taking some courses66
Taking some courses (not tests)26
Passing some courses11
Passing no courses39

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At River City Science Academy, there are a total of 110 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 66 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All61%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
670-74%
775-79%
865-69%
High School40-44%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All58%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
650-54%
760-64%
865-69%
High School55-59%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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River City Science Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictFloridaNational
Caucasian 58.8% 37.9% 40.9% 51.1%
African American 22.5% 43.9% 22.8% 15.9%
Asian 4.0% 4.3% 2.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.8% 9.2% 30.0% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.3% 4.1% 3.2% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Hogan-spring Glen Elementary School37%0.6Jacksonville, FL
Holiday Hill Elementary School55%0.9Jacksonville, FL
River City Science Elementary Academy65%1.2Jacksonville, FL
River City Science Academy Innovation School45%1.2Jacksonville, FL
Greenfield Elementary School50%1.5Jacksonville, FL
Southside Middle School23%1.5Jacksonville, FL
Love Grove Elementary School47%1.6Jacksonville, FL
Duval Charter Schoololars Academy33%1.6Jacksonville, FL
Southside Estates Elementary School49%1.7Jacksonville, FL
Englewood High School27%2.1Jacksonville, FL
Woodland Acres Elementary School40%2.3Jacksonville, FL
Englewood Elementary School53%2.3Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville demographics profile

StatisticJacksonvilleFloridaNational
Population13,08919,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,73429491
Median age46.241.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%54%55%
Speak English91%72%79%
Speak Spanish5%21%13%

Education level achieved in Jacksonville

IndexJacksonvilleFloridaNational
Completed 8th grade89.7%84.0%84.3%
Completed high school89.3%83.0%83.0%
Completed some college73.0%58.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree56.5%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors47.6%27.9%30.3%
Completed masters18.9%10.0%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.3%3.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.1%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The River City Science Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.