Sandy Ridge Elementary



Sandy Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Sandy Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 64
1 94
2 96
3 116
4 117
5 119
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Sandy Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Waxhaw, NC in the Union County Public Schools. It enrolls 606 students in grades 1st through 12th. Sandy Ridge Elementary is the 459th largest public school in North Carolina and the 13,289th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 606
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 35

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Sandy Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 309
(51%)
15,215
(52%)
 Female 297
(49%)
14,035
(48%)

Sandy Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 444
(73%)
18,275
(62%)
 Asian 76
(13%)
943
(3%)
 Black 44
(7%)
3,707
(13%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
904
(3%)
 Hispanic 19
(3%)
5,340
(18%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
9
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
72
(0%)

Sandy Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 587
(97%)
18,458
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 15
(2%)
9,333
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(1%)
1,459
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,517 ranked schools in North Carolina, Sandy Ridge Elementary is ranked 1,504th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Sandy Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.1%) 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.

Sandy Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 721
2006 951
2007 807
2008 862
2009 846
2010 886
2011 910
2012 880
2013 907
2014 660
2015 606

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 15.5
2008 15.7
2009 17.3
2010 17.9
2011 18.1
2012 18
2013 18.1
2014 16.5
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.018030513176144
2006 0.022082018927445
2007
2008
2009 0.034278959810875
2010 0.04176072234763
2011 0.02967032967033
2012 0.028409090909091
2013 0.029768467475193
2014 0.042424242424242
2015 0.031353135313531

Compare Sandy Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,465.9% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.1%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.1%
 

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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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