Ridgecrest Elementary School



Ridgecrest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 105
1 92
2 65
3 79
4 57
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgecrest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Huntsville City School District. It enrolls 493 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgecrest Elementary School is the 366th largest public school in Alabama and the 22,179th largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 493
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.8
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,179th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 366th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 710th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 513th out of 783

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Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 248
(50%)
8,581
(51%)
 Female 245
(50%)
8,170
(49%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 166
(34%)
7,011
(42%)
 Hispanic 155
(31%)
1,311
(8%)
 White 123
(25%)
7,439
(44%)
 Two or More 38
(8%)
516
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
58
(0%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
341
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
75
(0%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 363
(74%)
8,119
(48%)
 Not Eligible 115
(23%)
7,954
(47%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
678
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked 229th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgecrest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.7%) is higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ridgecrest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 407
2006 426
2007 390
2008 374
2009 404
2010 439
2011 399
2012 493

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.7
2007 12.8
2008 13.4
2009 14.2
2010 13.6
2011 14.4
2012 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79361179361179
2006 0.84507042253521
2007 0.8
2008 0.86631016042781
2009 0.96287128712871
2010 0.85649202733485
2011 0.91979949874687
2012 0.76673427991886

Compare Ridgecrest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 76.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 493 17.1:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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