Ridge Early Childhood Center

5151 149th St
Oak Forest, IL 60452
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ridge Early Childhood Center serves 202 students in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 53% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 202 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Ridge Early Childhood Center's student population of 202 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
Total Students
202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
16 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Ridge Early Childhood Center is 0.58, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
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Hispanic
34%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
55%
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

How many students attend Ridge Early Childhood Center?
202 students attend Ridge Early Childhood Center.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Ridge Early Childhood Center students are White, 34% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridge Early Childhood Center?
Ridge Early Childhood Center has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ridge Early Childhood Center offer ?
Ridge Early Childhood Center offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
What school district is Ridge Early Childhood Center part of?
Ridge Early Childhood Center is part of Forest Ridge SD 142 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-Kindergarten
  • Enrollment: 202 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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