Ridgecrest Elementary School

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School serves 470 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 87% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School's student population of 470 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students470 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ridgecrest Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank#2883 out of 7,879 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
78%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
72%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
24%
52%
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Black
9%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
63%
28%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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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 TX.
Diversity Score0.540.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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 Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmarillo Isd School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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    Grades: 6-8 | 810 students
    1.0 miles
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