Ashland Ridge Elementary School

2600 Nw Ash Drive
Ankeny, IA 50023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 5%
Serving 736 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ashland Ridge Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 64%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 70%).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 27% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 5% in IA
  • : 89% (Top 5%)
  • : 88% (Top 5%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ashland Ridge Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

Ashland Ridge Elementary School's student population of 736 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
736 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Ashland Ridge Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 1,233 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ashland Ridge Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (IA)
#26 out of 1233 schools
(Top 5%)
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89%
64%
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88%
70%
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75-79%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
12%
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Black
2%
7%
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White
87%
73%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.24
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ashland Ridge Elementary School's ranking?
Ashland Ridge Elementary School is ranked #26 out of 1,233 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Iowa.
What schools are Ashland Ridge Elementary School often compared to?
Ashland Ridge Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Henry A Wallace Elementary School, Olmsted Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
89% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 64% IA state average), while 88% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 70% IA state average).
How many students attend Ashland Ridge Elementary School?
736 students attend Ashland Ridge Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% of Ashland Ridge Elementary School students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ashland Ridge Elementary School?
Ashland Ridge Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the Iowa state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ashland Ridge Elementary School offer ?
Ashland Ridge Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ashland Ridge Elementary School part of?
Ashland Ridge Elementary School is part of Ankeny Comm School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 89% (Top 5%)
  • : 88% (Top 5%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IA Dept. of Education

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