Ridgecrest Elementary School

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School serves 767 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ridgecrest Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62%.

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 767 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students767 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School is 0.71, which is more 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#701 out of 3633 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
11%
3%
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Hispanic
13%
33%
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Black
26%
22%
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White
44%
38%
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Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score0.710.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePinellas School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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