Ridge Elementary School

  • Ridge Elementary School serves 591 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Ridge Elementary School's student population of 591 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students591 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridge Elementary School is 0.60, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall School Rank#482 out of 1,277 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
69%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
6%
2%
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Hispanic
12%
6%
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Black
22%
44%
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White
58%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.600.36
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
60%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLafayette Parish School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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