Ridgecrest Elementary School

6120 Riggs Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20783
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 603 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Ridgecrest Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 4% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 20%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 36%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 66% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 603 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in MD
  • : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ridgecrest Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

Ridgecrest Elementary School's student population of 603 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
603 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridgecrest Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,343 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MD)
#1084 out of 1343 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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4%
20%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
20%
36%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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Asian
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7%
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Hispanic
74%
21%
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Black
25%
33%
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White
1%
34%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.39
This chart display the diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridgecrest Elementary School's ranking?
Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked #1084 out of 1,343 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Maryland.
What schools are Ridgecrest Elementary School often compared to?
Ridgecrest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chillum Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
4% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 20% MD state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% MD state average).
How many students attend Ridgecrest Elementary School?
603 students attend Ridgecrest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Ridgecrest Elementary School students are Hispanic, 25% of students are Black, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridgecrest Elementary School?
Ridgecrest Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Maryland state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ridgecrest Elementary School offer ?
Ridgecrest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ridgecrest Elementary School part of?
Ridgecrest Elementary School is part of Prince George''s County Public Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 603 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 4% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MD Dept. of Education

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