Ridge Road Elementary School

285 Ridge Rd.
Sandersville, GA 31082
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 617 students in grades 3-5, Ridge Road Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 75% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 617 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : Bottom 50% in GA
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ridge Road Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ridge Road Elementary School's student population of 617 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
Total Students
617 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Ridge Road Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,204 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ridge Road Elementary School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (GA)
#1527 out of 2204 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Ridge Road Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
26%
37%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
28%
40%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
2%
18%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
69%
36%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
25%
37%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridge Road Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Georgia.
0.46
This chart displays the diversity score of Ridge Road Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
14%
7%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridge Road Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridge Road Elementary School's ranking?
Ridge Road Elementary School is ranked #1527 out of 2,204 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Georgia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
26% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% GA state average), while 25% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% GA state average).
How many students attend Ridge Road Elementary School?
617 students attend Ridge Road Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
69% of Ridge Road Elementary School students are Black, 25% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridge Road Elementary School?
Ridge Road Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ridge Road Elementary School offer ?
Ridge Road Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5
What school district is Ridge Road Elementary School part of?
Ridge Road Elementary School is part of Washington County School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 617 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 75%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

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