Ridge Elementary School

  • Ridge Elementary School serves 559 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.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Virginia state average of 50%.

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School Overview

  • Ridge Elementary School's student population of 559 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 63% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 26:1 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 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Overall School Rank#1672 out of 1,796 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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%
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 Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
12%
7%
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Hispanic
30%
15%
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Black
24%
23%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
31%
50%
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Two or more races
3%
5%
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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 VA.
Diversity Score0.750.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHenrico Co Pblc Schs School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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