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
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
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
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
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Asian
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Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
16%
19%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
79%
78%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Black (2008-2012)
White
1%
1%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool White (2008-2012)
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
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
99%
99%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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
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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: 2012 (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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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.