Riderwood Elementary



Riderwood Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Riderwood Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 68
2 85
3 69
4 83
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Riderwood Elementary is a public elementary school located in Towson, MD in the Baltimore County Public Schools. It enrolls 454 students in grades 1st through 12th. Riderwood Elementary is the 531st largest public school in Maryland and the 26,477th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 454
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,477th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Maryland: 531st out of 922
Student/Teacher Rank in Maryland: 654th out of 920
Full Time Teacher Rank in Maryland: 595th out of 920

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Riderwood Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 229
(50%)
41,278
(51%)
 Female 225
(50%)
38,920
(49%)

Riderwood Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 376
(83%)
33,061
(41%)
 Asian 31
(7%)
5,636
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(5%)
4,020
(5%)
 Hispanic 12
(3%)
6,903
(9%)
 Black 11
(2%)
30,121
(38%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
96
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
361
(0%)

Riderwood Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 429
(94%)
40,661
(51%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 22
(5%)
33,975
(42%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
5,562
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 921 ranked schools in Maryland, Riderwood Elementary is ranked 883rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Riderwood Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (5.5%) is significantly 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.

Riderwood Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 476
2006 473
2007 511
2008 518
2009 541
2010 528
2011 506
2012 508
2013 490
2014 468
2015 454

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 16.1
2007 15.9
2008 15.1
2009 15.9
2010 16
2011 15.6
2012 16.5
2013 16.4
2014 16.8
2015 16.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.031512605042017
2006 0.021141649048626
2007 0.025440313111546
2008 0.034749034749035
2009 0.036968576709797
2010 0.03219696969697
2011 0.047430830039526
2012 0.035433070866142
2013 0.046938775510204
2014 0.040598290598291
2015 0.055066079295154

Compare Riderwood Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,343.0% 13.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 5.5%
 
State Average 48.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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