Park Ridge Elementary School

  • Park Ridge Elementary School serves 720 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Park Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

Top Placements

Park Ridge Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Park Ridge Elementary School's student population of 720 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students720 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Park Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,791 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Park Ridge Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank#1240 out of 1791 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
73%
72%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
23%
16%
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Black
23%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Park Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
40%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Park Ridge Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.730.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Park Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameStafford County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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