Ox Ridge Elementary School

395 Mansfield Avenue

Darien, CT 06820

Tel: (203)655-2579
  • Ox Ridge Elementary School serves 449 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the CT average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Ox Ridge Elementary School operates within the Darien School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 449 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 449 students
Ox Ridge Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ox Ridge Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 42 teachers
Ox Ridge Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
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 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 14:1
Ox Ridge Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
4%
5%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
6%
22%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Black Students (1989-2015)
Black
n/a
13%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Black Students (2009-2010)
White
88%
57%
Ox Ridge Elementary School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ox Ridge Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ox Ridge Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CT All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.22 0.41
Ox Ridge Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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
33%
Ox Ridge Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2000)

District Comparison

  • Darien School District's student population of 4,903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,226 is higher than the state average of $20,523. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,891 is higher than the state average of $19,543. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Darien School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
4
Number of Students Managed 4,903 1,624
Darien School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $109 MM $33 MM
Darien School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $102 MM $32 MM
Darien School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,226 $20,523
Darien School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $20,891 $19,543
Darien School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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