John Ridgeway Elementary School

107 E Sexton
Columbia, MO 65203
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 226 students in grades Kindergarten-5, John Ridgeway Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Missouri state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 46%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 31% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 30% in MO
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

John Ridgeway Elementary School's student population of 226 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
226 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
15 teachers
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School Rankings

John Ridgeway Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 2,092 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of John Ridgeway Elementary School is 0.48, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MO)
#600 out of 2092 schools
(Top 30%)
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35-39%
37%
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55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
9%
15%
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White
71%
69%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
11%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John Ridgeway Elementary School's ranking?
John Ridgeway Elementary School is ranked #600 out of 2,092 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Missouri.
What schools are John Ridgeway Elementary School often compared to?
John Ridgeway Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Fairview Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
35-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MO state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% MO state average).
How many students attend John Ridgeway Elementary School?
226 students attend John Ridgeway Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
71% of John Ridgeway Elementary School students are White, 11% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John Ridgeway Elementary School?
John Ridgeway Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Missouri state average of 13:1.
What grades does John Ridgeway Elementary School offer ?
John Ridgeway Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is John Ridgeway Elementary School part of?
John Ridgeway Elementary School is part of Columbia 93 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 226 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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