North Ridge Elementary



North Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

North Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 65
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 145
4 150
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

North Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Grimes, IA in the Dallas Center-Grimes Community School District. It enrolls 360 students in grades 1st through 12th. North Ridge Elementary is the 279th largest public school in Iowa and the 35,671st largest nationally. It has 18.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 360
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.41
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 35,671st out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 279th out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 690th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 437th out of 723

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North Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 183
(51%)
838
(52%)
 Female 177
(49%)
788
(48%)

North Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 331
(92%)
1,520
(93%)
 Hispanic 14
(4%)
46
(3%)
 Black 6
(2%)
18
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
19
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

North Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 310
(86%)
1,350
(83%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 36
(10%)
213
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
63
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, North Ridge Elementary is ranked 623rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of North Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.9%) is significantly lower than the state average of 43.8%. 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.

North Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 245
2009 237
2010 242
2011 269
2012 360

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 14.8
2009 16.7
2010 16.4
2011 15.5
2012 18.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.13877551020408
2009 0.15611814345992
2010 0.15702479338843
2011 0.14126394052045
2012 0.13888888888889

Compare North Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,850.0% 18.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.9%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public 03 - 04 360 18.5:1  
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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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