Willow Ridge Elementary School



Willow Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Willow Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 57
1 50
2 52
3 50
4 61
5 52
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Willow Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Amherst, NY in the Sweet Home Central School District. It enrolls 323 students in grades 1st through 12th. Willow Ridge Elementary School is the 2,137th largest public school in New York and the 39,541st largest nationally. It has 14.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 323
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 22.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 39,541st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,137th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,752nd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,279th out of 2,753

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Willow Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 171
(53%)
1,099
(52%)
 Female 152
(47%)
1,027
(48%)

Willow Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 241
(75%)
1,425
(67%)
 Black 51
(16%)
392
(18%)
 Hispanic 15
(5%)
123
(6%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
135
(6%)
 Two or More 5
(2%)
45
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Willow Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 216
(67%)
1,119
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 97
(30%)
868
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(3%)
139
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Willow Ridge Elementary School is ranked 1,940th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Willow Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.1%) is lower than the state average of 53.2%. 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.

Willow Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 368
2006 357
2007 323
2008 342
2009 313
2010 325
2011 344
2012 315
2013 330
2014 306
2015 323

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.3
2006 13.6
2007 12.8
2008 13.4
2009 11.5
2010 11.6
2011 13.8
2012 11.7
2013 12.2
2014 12.2
2015 14.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.2445652173913
2006 0.26050420168067
2007 0.25696594427245
2008 0.24269005847953
2009 0.29392971246006
2010 0.29230769230769
2011 0.27616279069767
2012 0.33333333333333
2013 0.33333333333333
2014 0.30392156862745
2015 0.3312693498452

Compare Willow Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,460.0% 14.6:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.1%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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