East Ridge Elementary



East Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 81
K 159
1 165
2 166
3 170
4 170
5 140
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

East Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Chattanooga, TN in the Hamilton County School District. It enrolls 1,051 students in grades 1st through 12th. East Ridge Elementary is the 12th largest public school in Tennessee and the 1,018th largest nationally. It has 15.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 1,051
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 69.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 1,018th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 12th out of 1,067
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 634th out of 1,065
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 8th out of 1,065

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East Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 547
(52%)
18,015
(51%)
 Female 504
(48%)
17,397
(49%)

East Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 430
(41%)
20,032
(57%)
 Black 308
(29%)
10,159
(29%)
 Hispanic 265
(25%)
3,817
(11%)
 Asian 22
(2%)
877
(2%)
 Two or More 19
(2%)
420
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
64
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
43
(0%)

East Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 841
(80%)
19,994
(56%)
 Not Eligible 210
(20%)
15,418
(44%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,041 ranked schools in Tennessee, East Ridge Elementary is ranked 8th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.0%) is higher than the state average of 61.6%. 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.

East Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 270
2006 306
2007 336
2008 352
2009 323
2010 985
2011 943
2012 966
2013 975
2014 1028
2015 1051

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 14.7
2007 15.3
2008 16
2009 16.6
2010 16.5
2011 15.7
2012 15.3
2013 15
2014 15.7
2015 15.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.76296296296296
2006 0.66666666666667
2007 0.73214285714286
2008 0.74431818181818
2009 0.82352941176471
2010 0.27208121827411
2011 0.78366914103924
2012 0.82298136645963
2013 0.78358974358974
2014 0.82198443579767
2015 0.80019029495718

Compare East Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,418.6% 14.2:1
 
1,510.0% 15.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 61.6%
 
This School 80.0%
 

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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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