777 Ridge Rd
Ballwin, MO 63021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Ridge Meadows Elementary School serves 265 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ridge Meadows Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Missouri for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 42%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Missouri state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Missouri state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Missouri state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MO
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ridge Meadows Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for:

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School Overview

Ridge Meadows Elementary School's student population of 265 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
265 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
22 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridge Meadows Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 2,091 schools in Missouri (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ridge Meadows Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MO)
Overall Testing Rank
#181 out of 2091 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
7%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
78%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
2%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridge Meadows Elementary School's ranking?

Ridge Meadows Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Missouri for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 42% MO state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MO state average).

How many students attend Ridge Meadows Elementary School?

265 students attend Ridge Meadows Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

78% of Ridge Meadows Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridge Meadows Elementary School?

Ridge Meadows Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Missouri state average of 13:1.

What grades does Ridge Meadows Elementary School offer ?

Ridge Meadows Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 265 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MO Dept. of Education

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