Ritchie Elementary School



Ritchie Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ritchie Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 37
K 38
1 44
2 43
3 37
4 46
5 41
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Ritchie Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Wheeling, WV in the Ohio County School District. It enrolls 286 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ritchie Elementary School is the 220th largest public school in West Virginia and the 42,778th largest nationally. It has 11.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 286
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 24

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Ritchie Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 150
(52%)
2,041
(53%)
 Female 136
(48%)
1,824
(47%)

Ritchie Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 204
(71%)
3,353
(87%)
 Black 39
(14%)
234
(6%)
 Two or More 36
(13%)
204
(5%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
3
(0%)

Ritchie Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 218
(76%)
1,754
(45%)
 Not Eligible 68
(24%)
2,111
(55%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 444 ranked schools in West Virginia, Ritchie Elementary School is ranked 110th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ritchie Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.4%. 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.

Ritchie Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 227
2006 254
2007 261
2008 268
2009 280
2010 278
2011 309
2012 316
2013 279
2014 323
2015 286

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2006 14.1
2007 14.5
2008 13.7
2009 13.7
2010 16
2011 11.3
2012 12.5
2013 11
2014 13.5
2015 11.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.84140969162996
2006 0.78740157480315
2007 0.88505747126437
2008 0.83208955223881
2009 0.86071428571429
2010 0.78776978417266
2011 0.86731391585761
2012 0.72784810126582
2013 N/A
2014 0.70278637770898
2015 0.76223776223776

Compare Ritchie Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,190.0% 11.9:1
 
1,401.2% 14.0:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 51.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 76.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 286 11.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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