Ridgecrest Elementary School



Ridgecrest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 132
1 118
2 129
3 118
4 113
5 149
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgecrest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phenix City, AL in the Phenix City School District. It enrolls 759 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgecrest Elementary School is the 106th largest public school in Alabama and the 5,322nd largest nationally. It has 16.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 759
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,322nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 106th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 700th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 209th out of 783

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Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 381
(50%)
2,247
(49%)
 Male 378
(50%)
2,367
(51%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 601
(79%)
2,595
(56%)
 White 78
(10%)
1,604
(35%)
 Hispanic 57
(8%)
204
(4%)
 Two or More 21
(3%)
157
(3%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
32
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
11
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
11
(0%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 578
(76%)
2,822
(61%)
 Not Eligible 109
(14%)
1,483
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(9%)
309
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked 23rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgecrest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (85.6%) is significantly 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 489
2006 688
2007 691
2008 620
2009 636
2010 680
2011 701
2012 759

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 15.6
2007 15.4
2008 14.2
2009 16.3
2010 18.4
2011 18.9
2012 16.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86912065439673
2006 0.88372093023256
2007 0.86685962373372
2008 0.85483870967742
2009 0.86949685534591
2010 0.85294117647059
2011 0.85306704707561
2012 0.85638998682477

Compare Ridgecrest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,690.0% 16.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 85.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ridgecrest Elementary School
Phenix City, AL
Public KG - 05 759 16.9:1  
Mother Mary School
Phenix City, AL
Private PK - 08 61 5:1 1 miles
Meadowlane Elementary School
Phenix City, AL
Public KG - 05 220 13.8:1 2 miles
Westview Elementary School
Phenix City, AL
Public KG - 05 399 12.9:1 3 miles
St Luke School
Columbus, GA
Private KG - 08 528 12:1 3 miles
Phenix City Intermediate School
Phenix City, AL
Public 06 - 07 1,015 22:1 4 miles
Phenix City Elementary School
Phenix City, AL
Public KG - 05 718 13.3:1 4 miles
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy
Columbus, GA
Public PK - 05 550 15.2:1 4 miles
Marshall Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 357 15.2:1 4 miles
Key Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 377 13.3:1 4 miles
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Public PK - 05 438 14.9:1 4 miles
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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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