Ridge Elementary School



Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 104
1 126
2 126
3 114
4 148
5 131
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Plainfield, IL in the Plainfield School District 202. It enrolls 749 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Elementary School is the 188th largest public school in Illinois and the 5,682nd largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 749
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 63.43
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,682nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 188th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 571st out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 96th out of 2,345

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Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 388
(52%)
10,356
(52%)
 Female 361
(48%)
9,521
(48%)

Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 451
(60%)
11,911
(60%)
 Hispanic 200
(27%)
4,383
(22%)
 Black 51
(7%)
1,657
(8%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
718
(4%)
 Asian 21
(3%)
1,120
(6%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
21
(0%)

Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 592
(79%)
15,897
(80%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 118
(16%)
2,976
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(5%)
1,004
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ridge Elementary School is ranked 1,400th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (21.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 933
2006 992
2007 802
2008 810
2009 760
2010 772
2011 807
2012 749

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 17.7
2007 17.8
2008 18.2
2009 17.5
2010 17
2011 19
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10396570203644
2006 0.12600806451613
2007 0.18329177057357
2008 0.096296296296296
2009 0.19342105263158
2010 0.18782383419689
2011 0.22180916976456
2012 0.20961281708945

Compare Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 21.0%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 749 11.8:1  
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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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