Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool

Tel: (340)778-0612
Grades: n/a

520 students

Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool serves 520 students in grades -6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 99%.
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool operates within the Saint Croix School District.

Overview

The student population of 520 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades Offered n/a
Total Students 520 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Students by Grade Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.35 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Hispanic
16%
19%
Black
79%
78%
White
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Sch Ethnicity Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool 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.
0.35 0.33
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.
99%
99%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2013)
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.
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District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,760 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Saint Croix School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
n/a
Number of Students Managed 7,760 n/a
District Total Revenue n/a n/a
District Spending n/a n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a n/a
District Spending / Student n/a n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, VI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Saint Croix Central High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is John H. Woodson Junior High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Alfredo Andrews Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Saint CroixAlfredo Andrews Elementary School
    Rfd 1 Kingshill
    Saint CroixVI 00820
    (340)778-1925
    0.9 mi | 348 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Saint CroixJohn H. Woodson Junior High School
    Rural Route 1 Kingshill
    Saint CroixVI 00850
    (340)778-2710
    1.1 mi | 481 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • Saint CroixSaint Croix Central High School
    Rsd 2 Kingshill
    Saint CroixVI 00851
    (340)778-0123
    1.2 mi | 1174 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Saint CroixCharles H. Emanuel Elementary School
    Kingshill Star Route No 1
    Saint CroixVI 00851
    (340)778-0511
    1.5 mi | 314 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Saint CroixLew Muckle Elementary School
    317 Sion Farm
    Saint CroixVI 00820
    (340)778-5286
    2 mi | 434 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
Saint Croix, VI public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.42, which is higher than the Virgin Islands average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Saint Croix is Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Virgin Islands or national school diversity statistics.