Ridge Central Elementary School

10800 Lyman Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Ridge Central Elementary School serves 477 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ridge Central Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ridge Central Elementary School's student population of 477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students477 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridge Central Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ridge Central Elementary School is 0.54, which is less 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 (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#2034 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
28%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
62%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.540.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
8%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChicago Ridge 127-5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ridge Central Elementary School is Regl Institutional Scholastic Excellence (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Elden D Finley Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago Ridge Elden D Finley Junior High School Math: 18% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 416 students
    0.1 miles
    10835 Lombard Ave
    Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
    (708) 636-2005
    0.1 6-8 416
  • Worth Regl Institutional Scholastic Excellence Alternative School
    Magnet School
    Grades: 11-12 | 59 students
    0.5 miles
    11218 S Ridgeland
    Worth, IL 60482
    (708) 671-0935
    0.5 11-12 59
  • Chicago Ridge Ridge Lawn Elementary School Math: 13% | Reading: 14%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
    0.6 miles
    5757 105th St
    Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
    (708) 636-2002
    0.6 PK-5 527
  • Worth Worthridge School
    Grades: PK | 52 students
    0.6 miles
    11218 S Ridgeland Av
    Worth, IL 60482
    (708) 448-2800
    0.6 PK 52
  • Oak Lawn H L Richards High Sch(campus) Math: 25% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,624 student
    0.7 miles
    10601 Central Ave
    Oak Lawn, IL 60453
    (708) 499-2550
    0.7 9-12 1,624

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