Ridgecrest School



Ridgecrest School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgecrest School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 104
2 99
3 81
4 60
5 84
6 82
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridgecrest School is a public elementary school located in Cottonwood Heights, UT in the Canyons School District. It enrolls 587 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgecrest School is the 274th largest public school in Utah and the 14,202nd largest nationally. It has 23.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 587
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.51
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 14,202nd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Utah: 274th out of 619
Student/Teacher Rank in Utah: 355th out of 611
Full Time Teacher Rank in Utah: 308th out of 611

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Ridgecrest School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 314
(53%)
9,793
(52%)
 Female 273
(47%)
9,085
(48%)

Ridgecrest School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 432
(74%)
14,257
(76%)
 Hispanic 74
(13%)
2,837
(15%)
 Two or More 42
(7%)
766
(4%)
 Asian 26
(4%)
421
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
233
(1%)
 Black 4
(1%)
226
(1%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
138
(1%)

Ridgecrest School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 265
(45%)
8,106
(43%)
 Not Eligible 264
(45%)
9,090
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 58
(10%)
1,682
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 605 ranked schools in Utah, Ridgecrest School is ranked 320th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgecrest School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (55.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 61.0%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 386
2010 472
2011 557
2012 587

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 17.2
2010 22
2011 23.5
2012 23.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.43523316062176
2010 0.30720338983051
2011 0.39317773788151
2012 0.55025553662692

Compare Ridgecrest School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,175.5% 21.8:1
 
2,390.0% 23.9:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 55.0%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 61.0%
 

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Public KG - 06 587 23.9:1  
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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