Ridge Lawn Elementary School



Ridge Lawn Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Lawn Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 80
K 91
1 76
2 79
3 74
4 63
5 64
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridge Lawn Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago Ridge, IL in the Chicago Ridge School District 127-5. It enrolls 527 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Lawn Elementary School is the 615th largest public school in Illinois and the 19,075th largest nationally. It has 13.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 527
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,075th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 615th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 858th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 487th out of 2,345

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Ridge Lawn Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 264
(50%)
702
(49%)
 Male 263
(50%)
720
(51%)

Ridge Lawn Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 393
(75%)
1,024
(72%)
 Hispanic 67
(13%)
230
(16%)
 Black 50
(9%)
111
(8%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
8
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
23
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ridge Lawn Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 307
(58%)
766
(54%)
 Not Eligible 154
(29%)
527
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 66
(13%)
129
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ridge Lawn Elementary School is ranked 442nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Lawn Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.8%) is higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Ridge Lawn Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 405
2006 393
2007 397
2008 419
2009 453
2010 482
2011 494
2012 527

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.3
2006 15.7
2007 15.9
2008 15.8
2009 15.9
2010 15.3
2011 15.9
2012 13

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.52592592592593
2006 0.53944020356234
2007 0.54911838790932
2008 0.53699284009547
2009 0.65342163355408
2010 0.61203319502075
2011 0.74493927125506
2012 0.70777988614801

Compare Ridge Lawn Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,300.0% 13.0:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 70.8%
 

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Ridge Lawn Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 527 13:1  
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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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