Ridge View Elementary School

117 Green Belt Drive
Belgrade, MT 59714
(School attendance zone shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%
Serving 406 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Ridge View Elementary School ranks in the top 5% of all schools in Montana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 36%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Montana state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Montana state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Montana state average of 22% (majority American Indian).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 5% in MT
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ridge View Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Montana for:

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School Overview

Ridge View Elementary School's student population of 406 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
406 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridge View Elementary School ranks within the top 5% of all 707 schools in Montana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ridge View Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MT)
#23 out of 707 schools
(Top 5%)
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65-69%
36%
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65-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
11%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
8%
5%
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Black
n/a
1%
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White
88%
78%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.22
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridge View Elementary School's ranking?
Ridge View Elementary School is ranked #23 out of 707 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in Montana.
What schools are Ridge View Elementary School often compared to?
Ridge View Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Saddle Peak Elementary School, Emily Dickinson School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MT state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% MT state average).
How many students attend Ridge View Elementary School?
406 students attend Ridge View Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Ridge View Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridge View Elementary School?
Ridge View Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Montana state average of 12:1.
What grades does Ridge View Elementary School offer ?
Ridge View Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Ridge View Elementary School part of?
Ridge View Elementary School is part of Belgrade Elem School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 406 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : Top 5%
  • : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MT Dept. of Education

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