Ridgecrest Elementary



Ridgecrest Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgecrest Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 128
1 144
2 134
3 144
4 137
5 131
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgecrest Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Spring Branch Independent School District. It enrolls 818 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgecrest Elementary is the 512th largest public school in Texas and the 3,932nd largest nationally. It has 15.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 818
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 53
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,932nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 512th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,317th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 419th out of 4,778

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Ridgecrest Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 439
(54%)
13,255
(51%)
 Female 379
(46%)
12,571
(49%)

Ridgecrest Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 769
(94%)
15,591
(60%)
 White 16
(2%)
6,780
(26%)
 Black 12
(1%)
1,139
(4%)
 Asian 10
(1%)
1,589
(6%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
263
(1%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
446
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
18
(0%)

Ridgecrest Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 752
(92%)
14,592
(57%)
 Not Eligible 66
(8%)
10,498
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
736
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Ridgecrest Elementary is ranked 183rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgecrest Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.9%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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.

Ridgecrest Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 794
2006 751
2007 753
2008 808
2009 782
2010 820
2011 836
2012 839
2013 903
2014 862
2015 818

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.5
2006 14.1
2007 14.5
2008 13.2
2009 14.2
2010 15.2
2011 15.3
2012 16.1
2013 18.7
2014 16
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.91057934508816
2006 0.91078561917443
2007 0.89243027888446
2008 0.89727722772277
2009 0.9156010230179
2010 0.90243902439024
2011 0.93181818181818
2012 0.92252681764005
2013 0.90143964562569
2014 0.72505800464037
2015 0.91931540342298

Compare Ridgecrest Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 91.9%
 

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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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