Ridgebury Elementary School



Ridgebury Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgebury Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 7
K 54
1 54
2 62
3 70
4 61
5 85
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgebury Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ridgefield, CT in the Ridgefield School District. It enrolls 393 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgebury Elementary School is the 342nd largest public school in Connecticut and the 32,324th largest nationally. It has 14.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 393
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.1

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Ridgebury Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 197
(50%)
1,697
(48%)
 Male 196
(50%)
1,820
(52%)

Ridgebury Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 321
(82%)
3,040
(86%)
 Asian 34
(9%)
191
(5%)
 Hispanic 20
(5%)
194
(6%)
 Two or More 14
(4%)
71
(2%)
 Black 3
(1%)
18
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ridgebury Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 388
(99%)
3,429
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
72
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
16
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 637 ranked schools in Connecticut, Ridgebury Elementary School is ranked 626th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgebury Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.3%) 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.

Ridgebury Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 568
2006 470
2007 465
2008 455
2009 422
2010 409
2011 408
2012 393

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 16
2007 15.7
2008 14.6
2009 15.9
2010 15.1
2011 15.3
2012 14.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0017605633802817
2006
2007 0.99354838709677
2008
2009 0.009478672985782
2010 0.012224938875306
2011 0.014705882352941
2012 0.012722646310433

Compare Ridgebury Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,223.5% 12.2:1
 
1,450.0% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.3%
 
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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