East Ridge Middle School



East Ridge Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Ridge Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 256
7 264
8 257
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

East Ridge Middle School is a public elementary school located in Ridgefield, CT in the Ridgefield School District. It enrolls 777 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 777
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 59.8

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East Ridge Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 413
(53%)
1,820
(52%)
 Female 364
(47%)
1,697
(48%)

East Ridge Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 677
(87%)
3,040
(86%)
 Asian 46
(6%)
191
(5%)
 Hispanic 42
(5%)
194
(6%)
 Two or More 8
(1%)
71
(2%)
 Black 4
(1%)
18
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

East Ridge Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 760
(98%)
3,429
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(2%)
72
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(0%)
16
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of East Ridge Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.2%. 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.

East Ridge Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 766
2006 737
2007 743
2008 748
2009 741
2010 742
2011 767
2012 777

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.4
2006 13.7
2007 12.7
2008 11.9
2009 12.5
2010 12.4
2011 13.3
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.014360313315927
2006 0.013568521031208
2007 0.014804845222073
2008 0.022727272727273
2009 0.029689608636977
2010 0.029649595687332
2011 0.023468057366362
2012 0.021879021879022

Compare East Ridge Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.2%
 
State Average 40.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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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