River City Science Academy

Public, Charter 6-12

 7565 Beach Blvd
       Jacksonville, FL  32216-3003


(904) 855-8010

District: Duval

SchoolDigger Rank:
135th of 738 Florida High Schools

Per Pupil Expenditures:  $6,086 Help

Student/teacher ratio:  18.7
Number of students:  937

Racial breakdown:

White:
51.2%
African American:
19.6%
Hispanic:
16.4%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  41.6%

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We updated the 2020-21 rankings and test scores for this school on Thursday, August 5, 2021.


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Compare Details River City Science Academy ranks better than 92.4% of middle schools in Florida. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 89.16. (See more...)
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Compare Details River City Science Academy ranks better than 81.7% of high schools in Florida. It also ranks 6th among 28 ranked high schools in the Duval School District. (See more...)
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Compare Details In 2021 the calculated Average Standard Score was 66.97. (See more...)
Student Body
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Compare Details Student population at River City Science Academy is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (51.2%), African American (19.6%), Hispanic (16.4%). (See more...)
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Compare Details 41.6% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Finance
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Compare Details The average total spent per student at River City Science Academy is $6,086. 31 high schools in the Duval School District spend more per student.
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Schooldigger 2021 Rankings:

River City Science Academy:

SchoolDigger ranks River City Science Academy 86th of 1125 Florida public middle schools. (See River City Science Academy in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks River City Science Academy 135th of 738 Florida public high schools. (See River City Science Academy in the ranking list.)

Duval:

SchoolDigger ranks Duval 54th of 69 Florida school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for River City Science Academy

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2010 66.03 297th 839 64.6%
2011 66.76 305th 891 65.8%
2012 79.31 166th 897 81.5%
2013 77.86 187th 956 80.4%
2014 73.28 240th 999 76.0%
2016 78.85 183rd 997 81.6%
2017 81.12 176th 1031 82.9%
2018 79.52 192nd 1035 81.4%
2019 87.62 108th 1099 90.2%
2021 89.16 86th 1125 92.4%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for River City Science Academy

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked High Schools FL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2010 88.42 44th 620 92.9%
2011 71.15 169th 622 72.8%
2012 51.87 221st 606 63.5%
2013 67.64 145th 648 77.6%
2014 71.69 136th 687 80.2%
2016 54.50 234th 693 66.2%
2017 67.49 131st 714 81.7%
2018 71.72 112th 716 84.4%
2019 67.30 135th 734 81.6%
2021 66.97 135th 738 81.7%

Data source: test scores: Florida Department of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Sunday, July 30, 2017

Open Quote Love the teachers and the education they are providing my daughter Close Quote


by a student
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Open Quote a very good school. this school is challenge and prepares kids for college. Close Quote



Enrollment information for River City Science Academy

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2008 81 55 2 20 0 n/a n/a 9 167
2009 158 71 5 21 0 n/a n/a 16 271
2010 311 140 18 45 0 n/a n/a 19 533
2011 356 111 15 48 1 0 20 0 551
2012 368 121 21 57 1 0 25 0 593
2013 440 162 30 87 1 2 24 0 746
2014 496 190 35 93 1 2 27 0 844
2015 488 175 39 112 0 2 31 0 847
2016 470 176 43 115 4 2 44 0 854
2017 494 199 49 135 7 1 49 0 934
2018 483 202 49 155 7 1 45 0 942
2019 446 206 58 159 4 1 46 0 920
2020 480 184 58 154 4 2 55 0 937

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at River City Science Academy

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2008 167 13.0 12.8 26.6
2009 271 17.6 15.9 22.7
2010 533 30.5 17.4 30.4
2011 551 36.0 15.3 26.5
2012 593 38.0 15.6 25.6
2013 746 25.0 29.8 23.1
2014 844 35.0 24.1 24.9
2015 847 38.0 22.2 5
2016 854 35.0 24.4 7
2017 934 n/a n/a 48
2018 942 1.0 942.0 50.6
2019 920 49.0 18.7 39.8
2020 937 n/a n/a 41.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio River City Science Academy

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Year # Students Full-time Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2008 167 13.0 12.8 26.6
2009 271 17.6 15.9 22.7
2010 533 30.5 17.4 30.4
2011 551 36.0 15.3 26.5
2012 593 38.0 15.6 25.6
2013 746 25.0 29.8 23.1
2014 844 35.0 24.1 24.9
2015 847 38.0 22.2 5
2016 854 35.0 24.4 7
2017 934 n/a n/a 48
2018 942 1.0 942.0 50.6
2019 920 49.0 18.7 39.8
2020 937 n/a n/a 41.6

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.
Finances

Per Pupil Expenditures for River City Science Academy

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YearExpenditures from Federal FundsExpenditures from State and Local FundsTotal Expenditures Per Pupil (All Funds)
2018 $321 (5.2%) $5,795 (94.8%) $6,116
2019 $319 (5.0%) $6,004 (95.0%) $6,323
2020 $265 (4.4%) $5,821 (95.6%) $6,086

Data source: Florida Department of Education




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Florida Department of Education. School Attendance Areas provided by ATTOM.

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