Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool

Tel: (340)778-0612
Grades: KG-6

487 students

Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool serves 487 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the VI average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 98%.
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool operates within the Saint Croix School District.

Overview

The student population of 487 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 487 students
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2013)
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 0.33 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool American Indian (2008-2011)
Asian
1%
n/a
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Asian (2008-2013)
Hispanic
18%
18%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Hispanic (2008-2013)
Black
80%
79%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Black (2008-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.33 0.32
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
n/a n/a

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,276 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Saint Croix School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
15
Number of Students Managed 7,276 7,276
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
  • ChristianstedAlfredo Andrews Elementary School
    Rfd 1 Kingshill
    ChristianstedVI 00820
    (340)778-1925
    0.9 mi | 303 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • KingshillJohn H. Woodson Junior High School
    Rural Route 1 Kingshill
    KingshillVI 00850
    (340)778-2710
    1.1 mi | 407 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • KingshillSaint Croix Central High School
    Rsd 2 Kingshill
    KingshillVI 00851
    (340)778-0123
    1.2 mi | 1061 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • KingshillCharles H. Emanuel Elementary School
    Kingshill Star Route No 1
    KingshillVI 00851
    (340)778-0511
    1.5 mi | 290 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • ChristianstedLew Muckle Elementary School
    317 Sion Farm
    ChristianstedVI 00820
    (340)778-5286
    2 mi | 419 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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