John Ridgeway Elementary School
John Ridgeway Elementary School serves 236 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
John Ridgeway Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black).
- Grades: Kindergarten-5
- Students: 236 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
- Minority Enrollment: 28%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20% in MO
- Math Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 55-59% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
John Ridgeway Elementary School's student population of 236 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
John Ridgeway Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John Ridgeway Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#383 out of 2091 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education
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