Ridge Mills Elementary School

Ridge Mills Elementary School serves 248 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Ridge Mills Elementary School operates within the Rome City School District.

Overview

The student population of 248 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 248 students
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Black
3%
19%
White
96%
47%
Hawaiian
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.08 0.36
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.
16%
41%
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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,873 students has grown by 5% over five years.
School District Name Rome City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,873 1,015
District Total Revenue $107 MM $29 MM
District Spending $102 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $19,213 $21,692
District Spending / Student $18,291 $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New York State School For The Deaf (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lyndon H Strough Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Louis V Denti Elementary School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RomeLouis V Denti Elementary School
    1001 Ruby St
    RomeNY 13440
    (315)338-5371
    1.4 mi | 475 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • RomeLyndon H Strough Middle School
    1 Negative Reviews
    801 Laurel St
    RomeNY 13440
    (315)338-5201
    1.5 mi | 788 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • RomeNew York State School For The Deaf
    Special Education School
    401 Turin St
    RomeNY 13440
    (315)337-8400
    Special Education School

    1.5 mi | 63 students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • RomeJohn E Joy Elementary School
    8194 Bielby Rd
    RomeNY 13440
    (315)334-1261
    1.6 mi | 235 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • RomeGeorge R Staley Upper Elementary School
    620 East Bloomfield St
    RomeNY 13440
    (315)338-5302
    2.1 mi | 757 students | Gr. 5-6                      

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