Ridgecrest Elementary School



Ridgecrest Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 20
K 126
1 123
2 129
3 136
4 121
5 119
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgecrest Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Phenix City, AL in the Phenix City School District. It enrolls 774 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgecrest Elementary School is the 102nd largest public school in Alabama and the 5,163rd largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 774
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 42
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,163rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 102nd out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 578th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 121st out of 782

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Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 393
(51%)
2,554
(53%)
 Female 381
(49%)
2,305
(47%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 623
(80%)
2,770
(57%)
 Hispanic 67
(9%)
274
(6%)
 White 59
(8%)
1,566
(32%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
192
(4%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
22
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Ridgecrest Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 579
(75%)
2,963
(61%)
 Not Eligible 140
(18%)
1,632
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(7%)
264
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked 15th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgecrest Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.9%) is significantly 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 489
2006 688
2007 691
2008 620
2009 636
2010 680
2011 701
2012 759
2013 785
2014 755
2015 774

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 15.6
2007 15.4
2008 14.2
2009 16.3
2010 18.4
2011 18.9
2012 16.9
2013 18.2
2014 16.8
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.86912065439673
2006 0.88372093023256
2007 0.86685962373372
2008 0.85483870967742
2009 0.86949685534591
2010 0.85294117647059
2011 0.85306704707561
2012 0.85638998682477
2013 0.85222929936306
2014 0.81854304635762
2015 0.81912144702842

Compare Ridgecrest Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.9%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ridgecrest Elementary School
Phenix City, AL
Public KG - 05 774 18.4:1  
Meadowlane Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 211 15.1:1 2 miles
St Luke School
Columbus, GA
Private KG - 08 563 16:1 3 miles
Westview Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 532 22.2:1 3 miles
Davis Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 447 18:1 4 miles
Phenix City Intermediate School
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Public 06 - 07 930 21.7:1 4 miles
Key Elementary School
Columbus, GA
Public KG - 05 341 15.3:1 4 miles
Phenix City Elementary School
Phenix City, AL
Public KG - 05 773 17.2:1 4 miles
Downtown Elementary Magnet Academy
Columbus, GA
Public KG - 05 294 14.4:1 4 miles
Grace Christian School
Columbus, GA
Private PK - 12 115 9:1 5 miles
St Patrick'S School
Phenix City, AL
Private PK - 08 91 8:1 5 miles
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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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