I currently have a child enrolled in this school and have 2 older children that also went through Riverside. I absolutely love the atmosphere and staff at Riverside. Yes, it is focused on FCAT...but so are every other school in the state of Florida. I feel that my children are not only given every opportunity
... Read more to advance but that they are encouraged to do so. There aren't many extracurricular activities available but we are talking about 3rd 4th and 5th graders not middle or high school kids. There is the BEAVER CHORUS which gives the kids an introductory look at chorus and performance. There is also BEAVER TALES, a student newspaper. Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/06/06
The school is totally FCAT focused. The current principal and teachers are stressed. In writing, I requested a conference with my daughter's language arts teacher and never received a response. Most of the teachers and staff grew up together and if you are not part of the click it is impossibe to be
... Read more seen or heard. The only way I can think to describe my daughter's classroom last year was - pensive. Even during class parties the atmosphere was opressive. Not for us. We have moved her to a small private school and are looking to relocate. Read less
* In 2011-2012 Florida used the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT 2.0) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, 3 through 8 in math, and in grades 5 and 8 in science. The FCAT 2.0 is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Florida. The FCAT 2.0 has 5 achievement levels, with level 1 being the lowest and level 5 the highest. Florida considers scores of level 3 and higher to be on or above grade level. The goal is for all students to score at or above level 3.
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AP classes are college-level classes offered at the high school level. Once a student completes an AP class and passes a final comprehensive examination conducted by the College Board, the student earns college credit for the course. AP classes are specific and not to be confused with other higher-level classes such as honors classes.
"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Marianna schools — Riverside Elementary School is located at 2958 Cherokee St, Marianna FL 32446. 2958 Cherokee St is in the 32446 ZIP code in Marianna, FL The school district for Riverside Elementary School is the Jackson County Public Schools. Riverside Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels 3 - 5.
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