Ridgecrest Elementary School

1806 8th Pl So
Phenix City, AL 36869
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 750 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Ridgecrest Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Top 50% in AL
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ridgecrest Elementary School's student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
750 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridgecrest Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#571 out of 1285 schools
(Top 50%)
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25%
29%
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45%
47%
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15-19%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
18%
10%
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Black
68%
32%
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White
9%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridgecrest Elementary School's ranking?
Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked #571 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Ridgecrest Elementary School often compared to?
Ridgecrest Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Phenix City Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
How many students attend Ridgecrest Elementary School?
750 students attend Ridgecrest Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Ridgecrest Elementary School students are Black, 18% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, and 5% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridgecrest Elementary School?
Ridgecrest Elementary School has a student ration of 18:1, which is equal to the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Ridgecrest Elementary School offer ?
Ridgecrest Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Ridgecrest Elementary School part of?
Ridgecrest Elementary School is part of Phenix City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Top 50%)
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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