Ridge Hill School



Ridge Hill School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Hill School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 52
1 47
2 46
3 43
4 41
5 49
6 56
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridge Hill School is a public elementary school located in Hamden, CT in the Hamden School District. It enrolls 334 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Hill School is the 460th largest public school in Connecticut and the 38,154th largest nationally. It has 11.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 334
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.2

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Ridge Hill School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 183
(55%)
1,614
(52%)
 Female 151
(45%)
1,477
(48%)

Ridge Hill School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 120
(36%)
819
(26%)
 Hispanic 98
(29%)
545
(18%)
 White 79
(24%)
1,323
(43%)
 Asian 28
(8%)
279
(9%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
120
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ridge Hill School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 172
(51%)
1,028
(33%)
 Not Eligible 127
(38%)
1,816
(59%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(10%)
247
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Ridge Hill School is ranked 197th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Hill School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.0%) is higher than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

Ridge Hill School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 415
2006 326
2007 348
2008 314
2009 314
2010 341
2011 321
2012 334

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 13.5
2007 15.6
2008 11
2009 13.6
2010 12
2011 11.3
2012 11.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38313253012048
2006 0.42331288343558
2007 0.44827586206897
2008 0.51592356687898
2009 0.47452229299363
2010 0.57478005865103
2011 0.5981308411215
2012 0.61976047904192

Compare Ridge Hill School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,140.0% 11.4:1
 
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 62.0%
 

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Ridge Hill School
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Public KG - 06 334 11.4:1  
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Private 01 - 12 70 8:1 1 miles
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Private PK - KG 59 5:1 2 miles
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Private KG - 09 488 7:1 2 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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