Ridgegate Elementary



Ridgegate Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgegate Elementary Students by Grade
PK 76
K 80
1 95
2 103
3 92
4 71
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgegate Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Fort Bend Independent School District. It enrolls 613 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgegate Elementary is the 1,810th largest public school in Texas and the 12,823rd largest nationally. It has 13.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 613
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.06
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 12,823rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,810th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 837th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 909th out of 4,778

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Ridgegate Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 309
(50%)
24,067
(48%)
 Male 304
(50%)
25,822
(52%)

Ridgegate Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 351
(57%)
13,588
(27%)
 Black 240
(39%)
13,493
(27%)
 White 13
(2%)
8,725
(17%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
1,459
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
199
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
12,337
(25%)

Ridgegate Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 463
(76%)
15,291
(31%)
 Not Eligible 102
(17%)
32,294
(65%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(8%)
2,304
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Ridgegate Elementary is ranked 1,086th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgegate Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.4%) is 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.

Ridgegate Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 813
2006 784
2007 718
2008 749
2009 754
2010 762
2011 783
2012 806
2013 668
2014 626
2015 613

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.3
2007 13.8
2008 14.3
2009 13.6
2010 15.9
2011 14.8
2012 14.9
2013 13.5
2014 12.4
2015 13.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.78843788437884
2006 0.80994897959184
2007 0.80362116991643
2008 0.77436582109479
2009 0.88328912466844
2010 0.86351706036745
2011 0.90804597701149
2012 0.90322580645161
2013 0.86526946107784
2014 0.9073482428115
2015 0.83360522022839

Compare Ridgegate Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,330.0% 13.3:1
 
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 83.4%
 

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