Ridge Street School



Ridge Street School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Street School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 66
1 71
2 66
3 77
4 56
5 83
6 96
7 82
8 78
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridge Street School is a public elementary school located in Newark, NJ in the Newark Public School District. It enrolls 675 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Street School is the 184th largest public school in New Jersey and the 9,192nd largest nationally. It has 17.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 675
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 9,192nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 184th out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,539th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 575th out of 1,572

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Ridge Street School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 343
(51%)
14,143
(52%)
 Female 332
(49%)
12,850
(48%)

Ridge Street School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 595
(88%)
12,724
(47%)
 Black 64
(9%)
11,919
(44%)
 White 11
(2%)
2,012
(7%)
 Asian 3
(0%)
198
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
85
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
52
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ridge Street School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 513
(76%)
21,028
(78%)
 Not Eligible 107
(16%)
4,776
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 55
(8%)
1,189
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Ridge Street School is ranked 107th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Street School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Ridge Street School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 776
2006 818
2007 857
2008 862
2009 597
2010 550
2011 570
2012 597
2013 554
2014 526
2015 675

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.9
2006 15.7
2007 17.5
2008 17.8
2009 13.3
2010 13.9
2011 13.5
2012 14.2
2013 13.2
2014 13.2
2015 17.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.31443298969072
2006 0.7958435207824
2007 0.79463243873979
2008 0.81322505800464
2009 0.89112227805695
2010 0.88909090909091
2011 0.84210526315789
2012 0.88609715242881
2013 0.83212996389892
2014 0.75855513307985
2015 0.84148148148148

Compare Ridge Street School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,780.0% 17.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 84.1%
 

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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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