Ridgepoint Elementary School

Ridgepoint Elementary School serves 729 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 74%.
Ridgepoint Elementary School operates within the Twin Rivers Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 729 students has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 729 students
Ridgepoint Elementary School Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Ridgepoint Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Ridgepoint Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 28:1 22:1
Ridgepoint Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
11%
Ridgepoint Elementary School Asian (2009-2012)
Hispanic
30%
52%
Ridgepoint Elementary School Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
8%
7%
Ridgepoint Elementary School Black (2009-2012)
White
43%
26%
Ridgepoint Elementary School White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ridgepoint Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ridgepoint Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.64
Ridgepoint Elementary School Diversity Score (2009-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
10%
Ridgepoint Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2011)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
n/a
Ridgepoint Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,849 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Twin Rivers Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 12,849 1,577
Twin Rivers Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2008)
District Total Revenue n/a $19 MM
Twin Rivers Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2008)
District Spending n/a $18 MM
Twin Rivers Unified School District Spending (1990-2008)
District Revenue / Student n/a $11,099
Twin Rivers Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2008)
District Spending / Student n/a $10,975
Twin Rivers Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2008)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Antelope High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Creative Connections Arts Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barrett Ranch Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Antelope Barrett Ranch Elementary School
    7720 Ocean Park Dr
    Antelope , CA , 95843
    (916)770-8839
    0.6  mi  |  534  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Antelope Antelope High School
    7801 Titan Dr
    Antelope , CA , 95843
    (916)726-1400
    0.7  mi  |  1780  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • North Highlands Creative Connections Arts Academy
    Charter School
    7201 Arutas Dr
    North Highlands , CA , 95660
    (916)566-1600
    Charter School
    0.7  mi  |  604  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • North Highlands Highlands High School
    6601 Guthrie Way
    North Highlands , CA , 95660
    (916)566-3465
    0.9  mi  |  862  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • North Highlands Warren A. Allison Elementary School
    4315 Don Julio Blvd
    North Highlands , CA , 95660
    (916)566-1810
    0.9  mi  |  484  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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