West Ridge Elementary School



West Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 39
K 95
1 72
2 88
3 65
4 76
5 55
6 64
7 76
8 65
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 695 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Ridge Elementary School is the 233rd largest public school in Illinois and the 7,896th largest nationally. It has 17.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 695
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.85
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,896th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 233rd out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,874th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 473rd out of 2,345

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West Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 351
(51%)
150,004
(50%)
 Female 344
(49%)
147,201
(50%)

West Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 248
(36%)
9,613
(3%)
 White 192
(28%)
27,560
(9%)
 Hispanic 181
(26%)
136,780
(46%)
 Black 51
(7%)
117,242
(39%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
4,546
(2%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
1,030
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
434
(0%)

West Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 611
(88%)
244,484
(82%)
 Not Eligible 66
(9%)
42,629
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(3%)
10,527
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, West Ridge Elementary School is ranked 138th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.5%) is significantly 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.

West Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 1239
2011 654
2012 695

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 53.9
2011 21.1
2012 17

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.41969330104923
2011 0.88990825688073
2012 0.90503597122302

Compare West Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,700.0% 17.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 90.5%
 

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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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