2021 Best U.S. High Schools

LFC Comments: We thought the citizens of Lake County may like to see how our local schools stack up against the other U.S. high schools. This article will feature Lake County’s Riverside School District.

Quite frankly, the school board and the administration should be a little embarrassed by these statistics. After attending the last school board meeting and witnessing Jack Miley, a school board member, state that facial masks must be mandatory because seeing a youngster’s face is not important in determining if they are learning anything, we can better understand these numbers.




Riverside Jr/Sr High School 

585 Riverside Dr, Painesville, Ohio | (440) 352-3341

#8,266 in National Rankings

Overall Score 53.71/100

Overview of Riverside Jr/Sr High School

Riverside Jr/Sr High School is ranked 303rd within Ohio. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® coursework and exams. The AP® participation rate at Riverside Jr/Sr High School is 21%. The total minority enrollment is 15%, and 27% of students are economically disadvantaged. Riverside Jr/Sr High School is the only high school in the Riverside Local.

Riverside Jr/Sr High School 2021 Rankings

Riverside Jr/Sr High School is ranked #8,266 in the National Rankings. Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation and how well they prepare students for college. Read more about how we rank the Best High Schools.

All Rankings



  • 21%Took at Least One AP® Exam
  • 14%Passed at Least One AP® Exam
  • 53%Mathematics Proficiency
  • 72%Reading Proficiency
  • 88%Graduation Rate


Ranking Factors

How Riverside Jr/Sr High School performed nationally and statewide out of 17,857 nationally ranked schools and 683 schools ranked in Ohio. [LFC Add: the lower the % the better the rating]

Total Schools
College Readiness Index Rank #8,185
College Curriculum Breadth Index Rank #6,400 (tie)
Math and Reading Proficiency Rank #7,832
Math and Reading Performance Rank #12,453
Graduation Rate Rank #12,133 (tie)

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state-required tests.

Percentile Score on Ohio Graduations Tests


Ohio Graduations Tests Scores Relative to U.S. News Expectations

Somewhat Below Expectations


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