Ridgecrest Elementary School



Ridgecrest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 108
K 103
1 121
2 100
3 102
4 79
5 73
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgecrest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Huntsville, AL in the Huntsville City School District. It enrolls 686 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgecrest Elementary School is the 148th largest public school in Alabama and the 8,671st largest nationally. It has 17.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 686
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.03
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,671st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 148th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 381st out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 142nd out of 782

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Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 344
(50%)
8,581
(51%)
 Female 342
(50%)
8,225
(49%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 278
(41%)
2,131
(13%)
 Black 226
(33%)
6,522
(39%)
 White 142
(21%)
6,778
(40%)
 Two or More 33
(5%)
944
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
92
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
284
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
55
(0%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 386
(56%)
6,683
(40%)
 Not Eligible 300
(44%)
10,012
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
111
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked 154th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgecrest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (56.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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.

Ridgecrest Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 407
2006 426
2007 390
2008 374
2009 404
2010 439
2011 399
2012 493
2013 511
2014 584
2015 686

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.7
2007 12.8
2008 13.4
2009 14.2
2010 13.6
2011 14.4
2012 17.1
2013 17.7
2014 17.6
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.79361179361179
2006 0.84507042253521
2007 0.8
2008 0.86631016042781
2009 0.96287128712871
2010 0.85649202733485
2011 0.91979949874687
2012 0.76673427991886
2013 0.87866927592955
2014 0.54623287671233
2015 0.56268221574344

Compare Ridgecrest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 56.3%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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