Dakota Ridge School



Dakota Ridge School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dakota Ridge School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 1
1 0
2 2
3 2
4 4
5 8
6 0
7 7
8 8
9 10
10 8
11 10
12 5

Dakota Ridge School is a public elementary school located in Apple Valley, MN in the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District. It enrolls 65 students in grades 1st through 12th. Dakota Ridge School is the 904th largest public school in Minnesota and the 54,107th largest nationally. It has 4.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 65
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 15
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 54,107th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Minnesota: 904th out of 1,001
Student/Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 22nd out of 989
Full Time Teacher Rank in Minnesota: 758th out of 989

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Dakota Ridge School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 58
(89%)
9,394
(51%)
 Female 7
(11%)
8,998
(49%)

Dakota Ridge School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 26
(40%)
12,747
(69%)
 Black 25
(38%)
1,779
(10%)
 Two or More 6
(9%)
807
(4%)
 Asian 3
(5%)
1,521
(8%)
 Hispanic 3
(5%)
1,451
(8%)
 American Indian 2
(3%)
74
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Dakota Ridge School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 43
(66%)
3,574
(19%)
 Not Eligible 20
(31%)
13,798
(75%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(3%)
1,020
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 986 ranked schools in Minnesota, Dakota Ridge School is ranked 861st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Dakota Ridge School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.6%. 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.

Dakota Ridge School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 83
2006 87
2007 75
2008 72
2009 64
2010 87
2011 66
2012 65

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 5.1
2006 4.8
2007 4.1
2008 4.4
2009 3.9
2010 5.2
2011 3.7
2012 4.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50602409638554
2006 0.37931034482759
2007 0.49333333333333
2008 0.51388888888889
2009 0.515625
2010 0.4367816091954
2011 0.48484848484848
2012 0.69230769230769

Compare Dakota Ridge School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
430.0% 4.3:1
 
1,480.9% 14.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 69.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Dakota Ridge School
Apple Valley, MN
Public KG - 12 65 4.3:1  
Diamond Path Elementary
Apple Valley, MN
Public KG - 05 769 17:1 1 miles
Rosemount Middle School
Rosemount, MN
Public 06 - 08 1,189 20.8:1 2 miles
Falcon Ridge Middle School
Apple Valley, MN
Public 06 - 08 1,146 19.5:1 2 miles
Rosemount Elementary
Rosemount, MN
Public KG - 05 631 15.8:1 2 miles
Shannon Park Elementary
Rosemount, MN
Public KG - 05 842 18.3:1 2 miles
Highland Elementary
Apple Valley, MN
Public KG - 05 671 17:1 2 miles
Scott Highlands Middle School
Apple Valley, MN
Public 06 - 08 893 18.5:1 2 miles
Early Childhood Learning Center
Apple Valley, MN
Public PK - PK 459 10.4:1 2 miles
St Joseph Catholic School
Rosemount, MN
Private KG - 08 214 15:1 3 miles
917 Intra-Dakota Educational Alternative
Apple Valley, MN
Public KG - 12 67 3.1:1 3 miles
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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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