Ridgely Elementary School



Ridgely Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgely Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 66
K 68
1 72
2 89
3 79
4 87
5 74
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgely Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ridgely, MD in the Caroline County Public Schools. It enrolls 535 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgely Elementary School is the 348th largest public school in Maryland and the 18,753rd largest nationally. It has 16.0 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 535
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 18,753rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 348th out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 555th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 408th out of 920

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Ridgely Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 285
(53%)
2,062
(51%)
 Female 250
(47%)
2,018
(49%)

Ridgely Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 366
(68%)
2,598
(64%)
 Black 70
(13%)
577
(14%)
 Hispanic 50
(9%)
537
(13%)
 Two or More 45
(8%)
314
(8%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
44
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
2
(0%)

Ridgely Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 278
(52%)
1,733
(42%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 232
(43%)
2,074
(51%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 25
(5%)
273
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Ridgely Elementary School is ranked 404th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgely Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 48.4%. 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.

Ridgely Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 455
2006 475
2007 511
2008 509
2009 554
2010 547
2011 538
2012 544
2013 526
2014 521
2015 535

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.2
2006 16.1
2007 15
2008 15
2009 16.1
2010 15.9
2011 15.8
2012 16.2
2013 16.4
2014 16.3
2015 16

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.38461538461538
2006 0.31578947368421
2007 0.40313111545988
2008 0.42436149312377
2009 0.46209386281588
2010 0.46069469835466
2011 0.47583643122677
2012 0.43933823529412
2013 0.40494296577947
2014 0.47024952015355
2015 0.4803738317757

Compare Ridgely Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 48.0%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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