Ridge Central Elementary School



Ridge Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 44
K 86
1 72
2 84
3 69
4 87
5 67
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridge Central Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago Ridge, IL in the Chicago Ridge School District 127-5. It enrolls 509 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Central Elementary School is the 694th largest public school in Illinois and the 20,677th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 509
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.95
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,677th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 694th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 1,080th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 614th out of 2,345

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Ridge Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 265
(52%)
720
(51%)
 Female 244
(48%)
702
(49%)

Ridge Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 352
(69%)
1,024
(72%)
 Hispanic 103
(20%)
230
(16%)
 Black 28
(6%)
111
(8%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Asian 12
(2%)
25
(2%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
8
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ridge Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 247
(49%)
766
(54%)
 Not Eligible 209
(41%)
527
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 53
(10%)
129
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ridge Central Elementary School is ranked 672nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (58.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Ridge Central Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 474
2006 441
2007 409
2008 408
2009 422
2010 451
2011 478
2012 509

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19
2006 19.2
2007 18.6
2008 15.1
2009 14.6
2010 16.1
2011 15.4
2012 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29324894514768
2006 0.32426303854875
2007 0.29095354523227
2008 0.30392156862745
2009 0.4218009478673
2010 0.44567627494457
2011 0.54602510460251
2012 0.58939096267191

Compare Ridge Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 58.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 509 13.8:1  
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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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