Ridgecrest Elementary School

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 53% (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 56% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School's student population of 552 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students552 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgecrest Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgecrest Elementary School is 0.50, 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 (WA)
Overall School Rank#696 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
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)
56%
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 Ratio17:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
7%
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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
2%
4%
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White
69%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
10%
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 Score0.500.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
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 NamePuyallup School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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