Richards Elementary School



Richards Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richards Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 43
K 73
1 65
2 77
3 63
4 58
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richards Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Newport, NH in the Newport School District. It enrolls 379 students in grades 1st through 12th. Richards Elementary School is the 99th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 34,222nd largest nationally. It has 13.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 379
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 28.7

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Richards Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 199
(53%)
266
(52%)
 Female 180
(47%)
249
(48%)

Richards Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 375
(99%)
508
(99%)
 Black 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 1
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Hispanic 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Richards Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 203
(54%)
267
(52%)
 Not Eligible 143
(38%)
204
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(9%)
44
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 289 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Richards Elementary School is ranked 18th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Richards Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (62.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 30.7%. 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.

Richards Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 296
2006 298
2007 299
2008 373
2009 375
2010 389
2011 398
2012 368
2013 343
2014 331
2015 379

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.9
2006 12.3
2007 14.2
2008 11.8
2009 12.7
2010 13
2011 11.8
2012 11.1
2013 11.4
2014 11
2015 13.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33445945945946
2006 0.30872483221477
2007 0.34448160535117
2008 0.36193029490617
2009 0.46933333333333
2010 0.4987146529563
2011 0.37688442211055
2012 0.58423913043478
2013 0.63265306122449
2014 0.61027190332326
2015 0.62269129287599

Compare Richards Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,320.0% 13.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 30.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 62.3%
 

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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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