Ox Ridge Elementary School

395 Mansfield Ave

Darien, CT 06820

Tel: (203)655-2579
Grades KG-5
458 students
Ox Ridge Elementary School serves 458 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Ox Ridge Elementary School operates within the Darien School District.

School Overview

The student population of 458 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 458 students
Ox Ridge Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ox Ridge Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Ox Ridge Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ox Ridge Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 13:1
Ox Ridge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
5%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
4%
21%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
91%
58%
Ox Ridge Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.40
Ox Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
32%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2000)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

Darien School District's student population of 4,903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,121 is higher than the state average of $17,550. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,920 is higher than the state average of $15,389. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Darien School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,903 1,685
Darien   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $92 MM $31 MM
Darien   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $86 MM $27 MM
Darien   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $19,121 $17,550
Darien   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,920 $15,389
Darien   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Darien High School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Saxe Middle School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Royle Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • DarienRoyle Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 452 students
    1.3 miles
    133 Mansfield Ave
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)655-0044
    1.3PK-5452
  • DarienDarien High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1354 students
    1.4 miles
    80 High School Ln
    DarienCT 06820
    (203)655-3981
    1.49-121354
  • NorwalkFox Run Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 444 students
    1.7 miles
    228 Fillow St
    NorwalkCT 06850
    (203)899-2860
    1.7PK-5444
  • NorwalkKendall Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 572 students
    1.7 miles
    228 Fillow St
    NorwalkCT 06850
    (203)899-2880
    1.7PK-5572
  • New CanaanSaxe Middle School
    Grades: 5-8 | 1314 students
    1.8 miles
    468 South Ave
    New CanaanCT 06840
    (203)972-4425
    1.85-81314

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