Polo Ridge Elementary



Polo Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Polo Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 156
1 185
2 159
3 183
4 183
5 187
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Polo Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Charlotte, NC in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District. It enrolls 1,053 students in grades 1st through 12th. Polo Ridge Elementary is the 35th largest public school in North Carolina and the 1,010th largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,053
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.76

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Polo Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 572
(54%)
53,393
(51%)
 Female 481
(46%)
51,417
(49%)

Polo Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 602
(57%)
30,400
(29%)
 Asian 287
(27%)
6,558
(6%)
 Black 75
(7%)
40,499
(39%)
 Hispanic 65
(6%)
24,386
(23%)
 Two or More 18
(2%)
2,330
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
138
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
499
(0%)

Polo Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 984
(93%)
37,833
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 47
(4%)
64,671
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 22
(2%)
2,306
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Polo Ridge Elementary is ranked 1,433rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Polo Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (6.6%) is significantly lower than the state average of 61.1%. 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.

Polo Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 N/A
2008 779
2009 849
2010 894
2011 918
2012 1000
2013 1023
2014 1036
2015 1053

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 N/A
2008 18
2009 18.3
2010 18.1
2011 17.3
2012 20
2013 19.1
2014 18.8
2015 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007
2008 0.055198973042362
2009 0.074204946996466
2010 0.052572706935123
2011 0.056644880174292
2012 0.057
2013 0.050830889540567
2014 0.057915057915058
2015 0.065527065527066

Compare Polo Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 6.6%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 1,053 19.6:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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