Ox Ridge Elementary School

395 Mansfield Ave

Darien, CT 06820-2113

Tel: (203)655-2579
Grades: KG-5

465 students

Ox Ridge Elementary School serves 465 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 39%.
Ox Ridge Elementary School operates within the Darien School District.

Overview

The student population of 465 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 465 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Ox Ridge Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Ox Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Asian
2%
4%
Hispanic
2%
20%
White
94%
61%
All Ethnic Groups Ox Ridge Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Ox Ridge 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.
0.12 0.39
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
30%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2000)
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 5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,815 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Darien School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,815 1,845
District Total Revenue $91 MM $29 MM
Darien   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $87 MM $28 MM
Darien   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,188 $15,687
Darien   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,365 $15,388
Darien   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Darien High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Saxe Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Royle Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • DarienRoyle Elementary School
    133 Mansfield Ave
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)655-0044
    1.3 mi | 409 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • DarienDarien High School
    80 High School Ln
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)655-3981
    1.4 mi | 1315 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • NorwalkFox Run Elementary School
    228 Fillow St
    NorwalkCT 06850
    (203)899-2860
    1.7 mi | 488 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • NorwalkKendall Elementary School
    228 Fillow St
    NorwalkCT 06850
    (203)899-2880
    1.7 mi | 497 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • New CanaanSaxe Middle School
    468 South Ave
    New CanaanCT 06840
    (203)972-4425
    1.8 mi | 1232 students | Gr. 5-8                      

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Fairfield County, CT 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 0.43, which is higher than the Connecticut average of 0.39. The most diverse school district in Fairfield County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Connecticut or national school diversity statistics.