Ratcliffe Elementary



Ratcliffe Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ratcliffe Elementary Students by Grade
PK 28
K 80
1 89
2 59
3 83
4 69
5 77
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ratcliffe Elementary is a public elementary school located in Richmond, VA in the Henrico County Public Schools. It enrolls 485 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ratcliffe Elementary is the 699th largest public school in Virginia and the 23,369th largest nationally. It has 18.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 485
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.3
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,369th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 699th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 929th out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 828th out of 1,156

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Ratcliffe Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 256
(53%)
18,459
(51%)
 Female 229
(47%)
17,482
(49%)

Ratcliffe Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 439
(91%)
12,837
(36%)
 Hispanic 24
(5%)
3,123
(9%)
 White 10
(2%)
14,332
(40%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
1,683
(5%)
 Asian 5
(1%)
3,835
(11%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
96
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Ratcliffe Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 331
(68%)
13,559
(38%)
 Not Eligible 105
(22%)
20,439
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 49
(10%)
1,943
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Ratcliffe Elementary is ranked 234th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ratcliffe Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (78.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.7%. 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.

Ratcliffe Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 466
2006 461
2007 477
2008 455
2009 479
2010 511
2011 465
2012 457
2013 444
2014 460
2015 485

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.8
2006 10.8
2007 14.9
2008 16
2009 15.8
2010 17.5
2011 17.6
2012 22.8
2013 24.7
2014 17.7
2015 18.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.71244635193133
2006 0.7527114967462
2007 0.68343815513627
2008 0.72747252747253
2009 0.76826722338205
2010 0.72602739726027
2011 0.75913978494624
2012 0.76148796498906
2013 0.77027027027027
2014 0.77173913043478
2015 0.78350515463918

Compare Ratcliffe Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,840.0% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 78.4%
 

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