Pepper Ridge Elementary



Pepper Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Pepper Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 94
1 121
2 114
3 100
4 105
5 104
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Pepper Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Boise, ID in the Meridian Joint School District. It enrolls 638 students in grades 1st through 12th. Pepper Ridge Elementary is the 36th largest public school in Idaho and the 10,843rd largest nationally. It has 22.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 638
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,843rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Idaho: 36th out of 399
Student/Teacher Rank in Idaho: 312th out of 391
Full Time Teacher Rank in Idaho: 51st out of 391

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Pepper Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 325
(51%)
13,410
(52%)
 Female 313
(49%)
12,549
(48%)

Pepper Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 554
(87%)
21,803
(84%)
 Hispanic 36
(6%)
2,216
(9%)
 Asian 25
(4%)
626
(2%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
798
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
139
(1%)
 Black 1
(0%)
319
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
58
(0%)

Pepper Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 499
(78%)
17,784
(69%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 121
(19%)
6,837
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
1,338
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 384 ranked schools in Idaho, Pepper Ridge Elementary is ranked 233rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Pepper Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Pepper Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 743
2006 624
2007 615
2008 639
2009 588
2010 638
2011 658
2012 638

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 23.3
2006 20.5
2007 22.5
2008 23.2
2009 21.4
2010 22.8
2011 23.1
2012 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.20323014804845
2006 0.125
2007 0.099186991869919
2008 0.1377151799687
2009 0.13945578231293
2010 0.1833855799373
2011 0.22948328267477
2012 0.21786833855799

Compare Pepper Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,876.4% 18.8:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.8%
 
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Pepper Ridge Elementary
Boise, ID
Public PK - 05 638 22.4:1  
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Public PK - 05 450 21.1:1 3 miles
Maranatha Christian School
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Private KG - 06 59 11:1 3 miles
Boise Valley Adventist School
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Private PK - 08 62 9:1 3 miles
Horizon Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 663 18.4:1 3 miles
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Public 06 - 08 1,053 21.4:1 3 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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