John Ridgeway Elementary School

107 E Sexton
Columbia, MO 65203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
John Ridgeway Elementary School serves 240 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
John Ridgeway Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 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 26% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 29% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

John Ridgeway Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

School Overview

John Ridgeway Elementary School's student population of 240 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students240 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Rankings

John Ridgeway Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,085 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of John Ridgeway Elementary School is 0.44, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#136 out of 2085 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55-59%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
55-59%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
8%
16%
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White
74%
71%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.440.47
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColumbia 93 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to John Ridgeway Elementary School is David H. Hickman High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Frederick Douglass High School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Columbia David H. Hickman High School Math: 35% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,706 student
    0.3 miles
    1104 N Providence Rd
    Columbia, MO 65203
    (573) 214-3000
    0.3 9-12 1,706
  • Columbia Frederick Douglass High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤10% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 187 students
    0.3 miles
    310 N. Providence Rd
    Columbia, MO 65203
    (573) 214-3680
    0.3 PK-12 187
  • Columbia Jefferson Middle School Math: 47% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 617 students
    0.4 miles
    713 Rogers St
    Columbia, MO 65201
    (573) 214-3210
    0.4 6-8 617
  • Columbia Ulysses S. Grant Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 306 students
    0.6 miles
    10 E Broadway
    Columbia, MO 65203
    (573) 214-3520
    0.6 PK-5 306
  • Columbia West Blvd. Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
    0.9 miles
    319 West Blvd North
    Columbia, MO 65203
    (573) 214-3670
    0.9 PK-5 337

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