Ridge Central Elementary School



Ridge Central Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Central Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 46
K 72
1 68
2 64
3 83
4 74
5 81
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 488 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Central Elementary School is the 771st largest public school in Illinois and the 23,096th largest nationally. It has 13.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 488
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 35.75
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,096th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 771st out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 550th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 462nd out of 2,415

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Ridge Central Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 251
(51%)
740
(53%)
 Female 237
(49%)
658
(47%)

Ridge Central Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 322
(66%)
966
(69%)
 Hispanic 114
(23%)
257
(18%)
 Black 35
(7%)
125
(9%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
23
(2%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
24
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Ridge Central Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 312
(64%)
991
(71%)
 Not Eligible 176
(36%)
407
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, Ridge Central Elementary School is ranked 614th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Central Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (63.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 52.9%. 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.

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
2013 506
2014 491
2015 488

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
2013 15.2
2014 13.6
2015 13.7

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
2013 0.57707509881423
2014 0.69246435845214
2015 0.63934426229508

Compare Ridge Central Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 63.9%
 

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Public PK - 05 488 13.7:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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