Ridge Road Elementary School

  • Ridge Road Elementary School serves 390 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ridge Road Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ridge Road Elementary School's student population of 390 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students390 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridge Road Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ridge Road Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#62 out of 951 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
8%
25%
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Black
4%
13%
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White
78%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.380.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Haven School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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