Ridgeland Elementary School

  • Ridgeland Elementary School serves 852 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 43%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the South Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 49%.

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School Overview

  • Ridgeland Elementary School's student population of 852 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students852 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Ridgeland Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgeland Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgeland Elementary School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (SC)
Overall School Rank#1114 out of 1,130 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ridgeland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
43%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridgeland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
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Hispanic
17%
9%
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Black
62%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ridgeland Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
21%
51%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ridgeland Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ridgeland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridgeland Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in SC.
Diversity Score0.550.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
64%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridgeland Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in South Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJasper 01 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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