Ridge Elementary



Ridge Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 102
1 84
2 99
3 112
4 78
5 83
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ridge Elementary is a public elementary school located in Richmond, VA in the Henrico County Public Schools. It enrolls 558 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Elementary is the 520th largest public school in Virginia and the 16,824th largest nationally. It has 20.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 558
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 16,824th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Virginia: 520th out of 1,159
Student/Teacher Rank in Virginia: 1,072nd out of 1,156
Full Time Teacher Rank in Virginia: 777th out of 1,156

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Ridge Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 281
(50%)
17,482
(49%)
 Male 277
(50%)
18,459
(51%)

Ridge Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 198
(35%)
14,332
(40%)
 Hispanic 152
(27%)
3,123
(9%)
 Black 116
(21%)
12,837
(36%)
 Asian 73
(13%)
3,835
(11%)
 Two or More 17
(3%)
1,683
(5%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
96
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
35
(0%)

Ridge Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 366
(66%)
13,559
(38%)
 Not Eligible 153
(27%)
20,439
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(7%)
1,943
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,152 ranked schools in Virginia, Ridge Elementary is ranked 192nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.6%) 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.

Ridge Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 406
2006 410
2007 435
2008 439
2009 449
2010 486
2011 524
2012 531
2013 507
2014 515
2015 558

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12
2007 14
2008 14.2
2009 14
2010 15.7
2011 21.6
2012 27.9
2013 26.2
2014 18.5
2015 20.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45566502463054
2006 0.4609756097561
2007 0.38620689655172
2008 0.50113895216401
2009 0.61692650334076
2010 0.6440329218107
2011 0.73473282442748
2012 0.72693032015066
2013 0.68639053254438
2014 0.70679611650485
2015 0.7258064516129

Compare Ridge Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,413.6% 14.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,010.0% 20.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 72.6%
 

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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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