Deer Ridge Elementary



Deer Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Deer Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 49
2 54
3 73
4 65
5 76
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Deer Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Fort Wayne, IN in the M S D Southwest Allen County School District. It enrolls 377 students in grades 1st through 12th. Deer Ridge Elementary is the 705th largest public school in Indiana and the 33,929th largest nationally. It has 15.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 377
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 33,929th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Indiana: 705th out of 1,134
Student/Teacher Rank in Indiana: 274th out of 1,125
Full Time Teacher Rank in Indiana: 556th out of 1,125

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Deer Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 191
(51%)
2,382
(51%)
 Female 186
(49%)
2,298
(49%)

Deer Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 319
(85%)
3,856
(82%)
 Asian 18
(5%)
190
(4%)
 Two or More 17
(5%)
198
(4%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
193
(4%)
 Black 9
(2%)
224
(5%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

Deer Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 350
(93%)
3,926
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 14
(4%)
580
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 13
(3%)
174
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,131 ranked schools in Indiana, Deer Ridge Elementary is ranked 1,118th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Deer Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.2%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.4%. 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.

Deer Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 445
2006 442
2007 418
2008 418
2009 434
2010 427
2011 395
2012 377

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.4
2006 N/A
2007 16.7
2008 17.1
2009 20.8
2010 18.9
2011 17.2
2012 15.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.01123595505618
2006 0.02262443438914
2007 0.047846889952153
2008 0.057416267942584
2009 0.08294930875576
2010 0.10538641686183
2011 0.073417721518987
2012 0.071618037135279

Compare Deer Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,570.0% 15.7:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,669.7% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.2%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 377 15.7:1  
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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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