Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (340)778-0612
  • Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool serves 421 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the VI average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 98%.
  • Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool operates within the Saint Croix School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 421 students has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2014)
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 421 students
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is equal to the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (VI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
Asian
2%
n/a
Hispanic
18%
18%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
80%
79%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Black Students (2008-2015)
White
n/a
2%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool White Students (2008-2013)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Hawaiian Students (2009-2012)
Two or more races
n/a
1%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Two Or More Races Students (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown VI 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.
0.33 0.33
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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.
99%
99%
Ricardo Richards Elementary Scchool Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)

District Comparison

  • Saint Croix School District's student population of 6,749 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Saint Croix School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
14
Number of Students Managed 6,749 6,749
Saint Croix School District Students Managed (2013-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, VI Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  9/24/2016
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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