Edward J. Richardson Middle School



Edward J. Richardson Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Edward J. Richardson Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 224
7 228
8 220
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Edward J. Richardson Middle School is a public elementary school located in Torrance, CA in the Torrance Unf School District. It enrolls 672 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 29.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 672
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 29:1
Full Time Teachers: 23.18

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Edward J. Richardson Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 347
(52%)
7,495
(49%)
 Male 325
(48%)
7,898
(51%)

Edward J. Richardson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 299
(44%)
4,134
(27%)
 Asian 215
(32%)
5,274
(34%)
 Hispanic 77
(11%)
3,831
(25%)
 Two or More 62
(9%)
1,468
(10%)
 Black 12
(2%)
545
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
92
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
49
(0%)

Edward J. Richardson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 560
(83%)
10,816
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 85
(13%)
3,374
(22%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(4%)
1,203
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Edward J. Richardson Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.7%) is significantly lower than the state average of 58.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Edward J. Richardson Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 693
2006 677
2007 644
2008 714
2009 714
2010 712
2011 679
2012 672

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.3
2006 25.1
2007 21.1
2008 28
2009 29
2010 N/A
2011 30.9
2012 29

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.077922077922078
2006 0.078286558345643
2007 0.1195652173913
2008 0.10644257703081
2009 0.091036414565826
2010 0.11797752808989
2011
2012 0.16666666666667

Compare Edward J. Richardson Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,900.0% 29.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 

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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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