Ridgegate Elementary School

6015 W Ridgecreek Dr
Houston, TX 77053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ridgegate Elementary School serves 552 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ridgegate Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Texas state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ridgegate Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:

School Overview

Ridgegate Elementary School's student population of 552 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students552 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Ridgegate Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridgegate Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ridgegate Elementary School is 0.51, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#6509 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
58%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ridgegate Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
40%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ridgegate Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridgegate Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score
0.510.64
This chart display the diversity score of Ridgegate Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ridgegate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridgegate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFort Bend Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ridgegate Elementary School is Christa Mcauliffe Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Christa Mcauliffe Middle School Math: 23% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-9 | 969 students
    0.8 miles
    16650 S Post Oak
    Houston, TX 77053
    (281) 634-3360
    0.8 6-9 969
  • Houston Willowridge High School Math: 30% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,315 student
    0.9 miles
    16301 Chimney Rock
    Houston, TX 77053
    (281) 634-2450
    0.9 9-12 1,315
  • Missouri City Briargate Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 428 students
    1.0 miles
    15817 Blue Ridge Rd
    Missouri City, TX 77489
    (281) 634-4560
    1 PK-5 428
  • Houston Blue Ridge Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 495 students
    1.1 miles
    6241 Mc Hard Rd
    Houston, TX 77053
    (281) 634-4520
    1.1 PK-5 495
  • Houston Ridgemont Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 764 students
    1.1 miles
    4910 Raven Ridge Dr
    Houston, TX 77053
    (281) 634-4880
    1.1 PK-5 764

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