Ritter Elementary School



Ritter Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ritter Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 75
1 70
2 70
3 86
4 68
5 69
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 438 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ritter Elementary School is the 909th largest public school in Pennsylvania and the 28,086th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 438
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 25.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 28,086th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Pennsylvania: 909th out of 1,776
Student/Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,488th out of 1,773
Full Time Teacher Rank in Pennsylvania: 1,173rd out of 1,773

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Ritter Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 228
(52%)
6,056
(53%)
 Female 210
(48%)
5,284
(47%)

Ritter Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 242
(55%)
7,772
(69%)
 White 121
(28%)
1,241
(11%)
 Black 44
(10%)
1,669
(15%)
 Two or More 21
(5%)
487
(4%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
142
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
16
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
13
(0%)

Ritter Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 232
(53%)
6,684
(59%)
 Not Eligible 175
(40%)
4,178
(37%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 31
(7%)
478
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,739 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, Ritter Elementary School is ranked 575th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ritter Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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
2013 543
2014 486
2015 438

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
2013 21.3
2014 20.4
2015 17.2

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
2013 0.79742173112339
2014 0.61111111111111
2015 0.60045662100457

Compare Ritter Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,372.8% 13.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 60.0%
 

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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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