Ridge Early Childhood Center



Ridge Early Childhood Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Early Childhood Center Students by Grade
PK 94
K 152
1 4
2 1
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridge Early Childhood Center is a public elementary school located in Oak Forest, IL in the Forest Ridge School District 142. It enrolls 251 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Early Childhood Center is the 2,034th largest public school in Illinois and the 45,053rd largest nationally. It has 18.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 251
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.48
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 45,053rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 2,034th out of 2,576
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,106th out of 2,345
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 2,097th out of 2,345

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Ridge Early Childhood Center Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 140
(56%)
830
(50%)
 Female 111
(44%)
817
(50%)

Ridge Early Childhood Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 180
(72%)
1,159
(70%)
 Hispanic 46
(18%)
295
(18%)
 Black 13
(5%)
110
(7%)
 Two or More 7
(3%)
40
(2%)
 Asian 5
(2%)
37
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
5
(0%)

Ridge Early Childhood Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 175
(70%)
1,080
(66%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 42
(17%)
433
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 34
(14%)
134
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,547 ranked schools in Illinois, Ridge Early Childhood Center is ranked 1,983rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Early Childhood Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (30.3%) is lower than the state average of 54.0%. 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.

Ridge Early Childhood Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 192
2006 188
2007 184
2008 210
2009 226
2010 273
2011 253
2012 251

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.6
2006 12.5
2007 12.3
2008 11.5
2009 12
2010 16.1
2011 15.6
2012 18.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 0.10326086956522
2008 0.15714285714286
2009 0.2212389380531
2010 0.2014652014652
2011 0.32806324110672
2012 0.30278884462151

Compare Ridge Early Childhood Center to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,306.6% 13.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,860.0% 18.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 30.3%
 
State Average 54.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Ridge Early Childhood Center
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Public PK - KG 251 18.6:1  
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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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