Ridgecrest Elementary School

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School serves 578 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 72% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 77% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ridgecrest Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School's student population of 578 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#214 out of 2028 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
61%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:119:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
13%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
48%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
17%
8%
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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 WA.
Diversity Score0.700.64
This chart display the diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ridgecrest Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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 Washington by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShoreline School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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