491 Barren Spot
Christiansted, VI 00820
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool serves 376 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virgin Islands for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 89%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Virgin Islands state average of 75%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the Virgin Islands state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the Virgin Islands state average of 98% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virgin Islands for:

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School Overview

Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool's student population of 376 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-6
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 25 schools in Virgin Islands (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool is 0.43, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (VI)
Overall Testing Rank
#25 out of 25 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
89%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
1%
Hispanic
24%
20%
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Black
72%
77%
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White
2%
2%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
n/a
n/a
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
99%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VI Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.33 out of 5  (3 reviews)
4  
The bathrooms are dirty, but the kids make the mess, and my class cleans my classroom.
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1  
This school is dirty doesn't clean. My child always says the teachers curse, and I heard a teacher cursing this behavior is unacceptable.
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5  
My name is Marjorie a transferred special ed. Paraeducator. I was trying to communicate via phone with Mrs. Gonzales or Mrs.. Miller to inform them that I am attending a workshop at Central High school gym. Blessings
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-6
  • Students: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in VI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 67% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.43 (Top 50%)

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