Ridge Elementary School

  • Ridge Elementary School serves 558 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 63% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is lower than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Ridge Elementary School's student population of 558 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students558 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,801 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridge Elementary School is 0.75, which is more 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 (VA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1605 out of 1801 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
72%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
13%
7%
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Hispanic
28%
16%
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Black
25%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
32%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 VA.
Diversity Score0.750.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenrico County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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