Ridgecrest Elementary School



Ridgecrest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 72
1 152
2 133
3 137
4 136
5 143
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgecrest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Largo, FL in the Pinellas School District. It enrolls 788 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgecrest Elementary School is the 481st largest public school in Florida and the 4,412th largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 788
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 54
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,412th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 481st out of 2,297
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,240th out of 2,205
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 519th out of 2,205

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Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 399
(51%)
34,659
(48%)
 Male 389
(49%)
37,418
(52%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 361
(46%)
41,149
(57%)
 Black 206
(26%)
13,962
(19%)
 Asian 85
(11%)
2,916
(4%)
 Hispanic 79
(10%)
10,691
(15%)
 Two or More 56
(7%)
3,008
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
175
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
176
(0%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 387
(49%)
37,527
(52%)
 Not Eligible 361
(46%)
29,749
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 40
(5%)
4,801
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,272 ranked schools in Florida, Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked 910th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgecrest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.2%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.9%. 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.

Ridgecrest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 699
2006 643
2007 630
2008 637
2009 694
2010 768
2011 770
2012 788

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.4
2006 16.5
2007 15.8
2008 13.1
2009 15.1
2010 15.7
2011 15.7
2012 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.32331902718169
2006 0.3343701399689
2007 0.36507936507937
2008 0.45054945054945
2009 0.51729106628242
2010 0.48307291666667
2011 0.53636363636364
2012 0.54187817258883

Compare Ridgecrest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.9% 13.8:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 54.2%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 788 14.6:1  
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Public PK - 05 600 13.3:1 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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