Ridgecrest Elementary School

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School serves 810 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 61%.

Top Placements

Ridgecrest Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School's student population of 810 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students810 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ridgecrest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School is 0.69, 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.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#927 out of 3,601 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
57%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
54%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
10%
32%
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Black
28%
22%
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White
46%
39%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridgecrest Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.690.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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 Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePINELLAS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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