Richards Middle School



Richards Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richards Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 277
7 257
8 259
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richards Middle School is a public elementary school located in Columbus, GA in the Muscogee County School District. It enrolls 793 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 793
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.2

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Richards Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 420
(53%)
11,206
(49%)
 Male 373
(47%)
11,885
(51%)

Richards Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 461
(58%)
13,457
(58%)
 White 249
(31%)
6,306
(27%)
 Hispanic 41
(5%)
1,606
(7%)
 Two or More 33
(4%)
1,108
(5%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
533
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
37
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
44
(0%)

Richards Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 470
(59%)
14,494
(63%)
 Not Eligible 260
(33%)
7,041
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 63
(8%)
1,556
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Richards Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.2%) is slightly higher than the state average of 62.6%. 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.

Richards Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 781
2006 758
2007 793
2008 752
2009 765
2010 781
2011 761
2012 793

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 13.8
2007 14.1
2008 13.4
2009 13.8
2010 14.7
2011 13.9
2012 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.67221510883483
2006 0.64511873350923
2007 0.61160151324086
2008 0.61702127659574
2009 0.59869281045752
2010 0.63764404609475
2011 0.63469119579501
2012 0.67213114754098

Compare Richards Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,448.8% 14.5:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 62.6%
 
This School 67.2%
 

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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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