Ridgecrest Elementary



Ridgecrest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgecrest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 67
1 79
2 72
3 74
4 81
5 72
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgecrest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Amarillo, TX in the Amarillo Independent School District. It enrolls 490 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgecrest Elementary is the 2,914th largest public school in Texas and the 22,890th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.82
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 22,890th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,914th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,790th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,071st out of 4,778

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Ridgecrest Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 247
(50%)
14,798
(51%)
 Female 243
(50%)
13,987
(49%)

Ridgecrest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 314
(64%)
9,261
(32%)
 Hispanic 107
(22%)
14,039
(49%)
 Black 44
(9%)
2,888
(10%)
 Two or More 19
(4%)
777
(3%)
 Asian 3
(1%)
1,656
(6%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
126
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
38
(0%)

Ridgecrest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 241
(49%)
7,864
(27%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 206
(42%)
18,431
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 43
(9%)
2,490
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Ridgecrest Elementary is ranked 2,942nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgecrest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (50.8%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Ridgecrest Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 435
2006 462
2007 452
2008 456
2009 438
2010 492
2011 501
2012 494
2013 500
2014 493
2015 490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.5
2006 15.4
2007 14.9
2008 15.1
2009 16
2010 16.5
2011 16.3
2012 16.8
2013 17.1
2014 15.7
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.40689655172414
2006 0.44588744588745
2007 0.42920353982301
2008 0.40350877192982
2009 0.49771689497717
2010 0.49390243902439
2011 0.49101796407186
2012 0.5
2013 0.526
2014 0.52535496957404
2015 0.50816326530612

Compare Ridgecrest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 50.8%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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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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