Carey Ridge Elementary School

  • Carey Ridge Elementary School serves 574 students in grades Prekindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75-79% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 55%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 64%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Carey Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 31%.
  • Carey Ridge Elementary School operates within the Westfield-washington s School District.

Top Placements

Carey Ridge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)

School Overview

  • Carey Ridge Elementary School's student population of 574 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students574 students
Carey Ridge Elementary School Total Students (2000-2016)
Gender %Carey Ridge Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Carey Ridge Elementary School Total Teachers (1999-2016)
Students by GradeCarey Ridge Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Carey Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1767 schools in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Carey Ridge Elementary School is 0.37, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
55%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
64%
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
Carey Ridge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1999-2016)
Asian
2%
2%
Carey Ridge Elementary School Asian Students (2000-2016)
Hispanic
10%
11%
Carey Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2000-2016)
Black
4%
12%
Carey Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2000-2016)
White
79%
69%
Carey Ridge Elementary School White Students (2000-2016)
Two or more races
5%
5%
Carey Ridge Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsCarey Ridge Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.370.28
Carey Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (2000-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
41%
Carey Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
Carey Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Carey Ridge Elementary School is Westfield-washington s School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 357 school districts in Indiana (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Westfield-washington s School District's student population of 7,235 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $14,055 is higher than the state average of $12,561. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,604 is less than the state average of $10,672. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameWestfield-washington s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    9
    3
    Number of Students Managed7,2351,398
    Westfield-washington s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    70%
    55%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    78%
    64%
    District Total Revenue$92 MM$18 MM
    District Spending$69 MM$15 MM
    District Revenue / Student$14,055$12,561
    District Spending / Student$10,604$10,672
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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