Richards Elementary



Richards Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Richards Elementary Students by Grade
PK 75
K 98
1 116
2 104
3 116
4 118
5 96
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Richards Elementary is a public elementary school located in Whitefish Bay, WI in the Whitefish Bay School District. It enrolls 723 students in grades 1st through 12th. Richards Elementary is the 36th largest public school in Wisconsin and the 6,664th largest nationally. It has 17.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 723
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 42.04
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 6,664th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Wisconsin: 36th out of 1,185
Student/Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 952nd out of 1,182
Full Time Teacher Rank in Wisconsin: 73rd out of 1,182

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Richards Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 366
(51%)
1,070
(51%)
 Female 357
(49%)
1,032
(49%)

Richards Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 575
(80%)
1,607
(76%)
 Black 62
(9%)
218
(10%)
 Asian 36
(5%)
131
(6%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
56
(3%)
 Hispanic 24
(3%)
87
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Richards Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 705
(98%)
2,048
(97%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(2%)
54
(3%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,181 ranked schools in Wisconsin, Richards Elementary is ranked 1,149th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Richards Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 44.6%. 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.

Richards Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 670
2006 659
2007 713
2008 726
2009 739
2010 745
2011 744
2012 723

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.1
2007 16.6
2008 16.5
2009 16.7
2010 17.4
2011 17.5
2012 17.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.025373134328358
2006
2007 N/A
2008 N/A
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 0.022849462365591
2012 0.024896265560166

Compare Richards Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,447.9% 14.5:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
1,720.0% 17.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.5%
 
State Average 44.6%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Richards Elementary
Whitefish Bay, WI
Public PK - 05 723 17.2:1  
Milwaukee Jewish Day School
Milwaukee, WI
Private PK - 08 197 7:1 1 miles
Whitefish Bay Middle School
Whitefish Bay, WI
Public 06 - 08 655 13.8:1 1 miles
The Hillel Academy
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Private KG - 08 97 7:1 1 miles
Silver Spring Elementary
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Public PK - 05 335 16.7:1 2 miles
Holy Family Parish School
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Private PK - 08 201 11:1 2 miles
Eastbrook Academy
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Private PK - 12 401 11:1 2 miles
Institute of Technology & Academics
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Private KG - 08 244 16:1 2 miles
Cumberland Elementary
Whitefish Bay, WI
Public PK - 05 724 16.9:1 2 miles
Parkway Elementary
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Public PK - 03 489 16.7:1 2 miles
Stormonth Elementary
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Public PK - 04 560 16.4:1 2 miles
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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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