6015 W Ridgecreek Dr
Houston, TX 77053
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
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 top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 28% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

Category
Attribute

School Overview

Ridgegate Elementary School's student population of 552 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
552 students
This chart display total students of Ridgegate Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender %
This chart display gender of Ridgegate Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ridgegate Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Ridgegate Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

Ridgegate Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,043 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
This School
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5662 out of 8043 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Ridgegate Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ridgegate Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridgegate 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ridgegate Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ridgegate Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2002-03 school year data.
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%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ridgegate Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
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
0.51
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.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

School Reviews

Review Ridgegate Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
Rate this school:

Nearby Homes for Sale

Recent Articles

Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Missing Children: Why Public Schools Need to Improve Security Policies
Learn about the case of Kyle Horman, a child who went missing while on campus, and how this tragedy is prompting public schools to reevaluate their security measures.
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
Paupers and Princes: Economic Inequality at Public Schools
The economic divide between our nation's public school students is growing wider and deeper. Learn about a new federal report that reveals the growing ranks of poverty-stricken public schools.
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Can You Afford a Stellar Public School Education?
Dissect "America's Best Schools for Your Housing Buck" and learn about the top ranked public schools in America in cities where the median home price is as low as $200,000.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 552 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in TX
  • Math Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 28% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

Quick Links