Ritter Elementary School



Ritter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ritter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 96
1 75
2 87
3 79
4 96
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ritter Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Allentown, PA in the Allentown City School District. It enrolls 510 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ritter Elementary School is the 650th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 20,602nd largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 510
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.99
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,602nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 650th out of 1,834
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,769th out of 1,834
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,124th out of 1,834

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Ritter Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 257
(50%)
5,901
(48%)
 Male 253
(50%)
6,476
(52%)

Ritter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 261
(51%)
8,244
(67%)
 White 161
(32%)
1,629
(13%)
 Black 55
(11%)
1,885
(15%)
 Two or More 22
(4%)
415
(3%)
 Asian 10
(2%)
174
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
11
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
19
(0%)

Ritter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 321
(63%)
9,895
(80%)
 Not Eligible 117
(23%)
1,650
(13%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 72
(14%)
832
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,788 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Ritter Elementary School is ranked 266th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ritter Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 45.4%. 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.

Ritter Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 519
2006 531
2007 563
2008 565
2009 590
2010 573
2011 530
2012 510

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.3
2006 21.4
2007 22.7
2008 21.6
2009 22.4
2010 18.6
2011 42.4
2012 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.61078998073218
2006 0.60640301318267
2007 0.67317939609236
2008 0.69380530973451
2009 0.69830508474576
2010 0.76614310645724
2011 0.72452830188679
2012 0.77058823529412

Compare Ritter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,407.3% 14.1:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.4%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
This School 77.1%
 

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Public KG - 05 510 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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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