West Ridge Elementary School



West Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

West Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 38
K 99
1 89
2 83
3 86
4 76
5 100
6 71
7 65
8 62
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

West Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Chicago, IL in the City of Chicago School District 299. It enrolls 769 students in grades 1st through 12th. West Ridge Elementary School is the 162nd largest public school in Illinois and the 5,341st largest nationally. It has 22.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 769
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.14
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,341st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 162nd out of 2,428
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,368th out of 2,415
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 544th out of 2,415

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West Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 420
(55%)
148,447
(51%)
 Female 349
(45%)
145,297
(49%)

West Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 270
(35%)
28,538
(10%)
 Asian 269
(35%)
10,422
(4%)
 Hispanic 168
(22%)
136,960
(47%)
 Black 41
(5%)
113,125
(39%)
 Two or More 12
(2%)
3,538
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
520
(0%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
641
(0%)

West Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 692
(90%)
247,049
(84%)
 Not Eligible 77
(10%)
46,387
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
308
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,421 ranked schools in Illinois, West Ridge Elementary School is ranked 102nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of West Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.0%) is significantly 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.

West Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 1239
2011 654
2012 695
2013 737
2014 727
2015 769

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 53.9
2011 21.1
2012 17
2013 17.1
2014 18
2015 22.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.41969330104923
2011 0.88990825688073
2012 0.90503597122302
2013 0.90909090909091
2014 0.92434662998624
2015 0.8998699609883

Compare West Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,493.2% 14.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,250.0% 22.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 52.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 90.0%
 

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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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