Valley Ridge Academy



Valley Ridge Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Ridge Academy Students by Grade
PK 27
K 162
1 165
2 153
3 169
4 155
5 156
6 165
7 132
8 151
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Ridge Academy is a public elementary school located in Ponte Vedra, FL in the St. Johns School District. It enrolls 1,435 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Ridge Academy is the 28th largest public school in Florida and the 207th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 90
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 207th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 28th out of 2,354
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 1,784th out of 2,252
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 34th out of 2,252

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Valley Ridge Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 737
(51%)
13,285
(52%)
 Female 698
(49%)
12,394
(48%)

Valley Ridge Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,090
(76%)
19,727
(77%)
 Hispanic 141
(10%)
2,172
(8%)
 Asian 107
(7%)
1,032
(4%)
 Black 56
(4%)
1,912
(7%)
 Two or More 31
(2%)
742
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(0%)
66
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
28
(0%)

Valley Ridge Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,280
(89%)
18,969
(74%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 127
(9%)
6,041
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 28
(2%)
669
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,316 ranked schools in Florida, Valley Ridge Academy is ranked 1,897th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Ridge Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (10.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.4%. 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.

Valley Ridge Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 N/A
2014 1073
2015 1435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 15.6
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013
2014 0.12861136999068
2015 0.10801393728223

Compare Valley Ridge Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,397.3% 14.0:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 10.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.4%
 

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School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Valley Ridge Academy
Ponte Vedra, FL
Public PK - 08 1,435 15.9:1  
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Public PK - 08 1,339 18.3:1 6 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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