250 Jaguar Trail
Ridgeland, SC 29936
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ridgeland Elementary School serves 842 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Ridgeland Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in South Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 17% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 17% (which is lower than the South Carolina state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the South Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 51% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 842 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in SC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ridgeland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ridgeland Elementary School's student population of 842 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
842 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridgeland Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,095 schools in South Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ridgeland Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (SC)
Overall Testing Rank
#955 out of 1095 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
48%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ridgeland Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of South Carolina by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
29%
11%
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Black
58%
33%
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White
9%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
59%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
6%
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 District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridgeland Elementary School's ranking?

Ridgeland Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in South Carolina for: Largest percent of students eligible for free lunch (Top 1%).

What schools are Ridgeland Elementary School often compared to?

Ridgeland Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hardeeville Elementary School by visitors of our site.

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% SC state average), while 17% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% SC state average).

How many students attend Ridgeland Elementary School?

842 students attend Ridgeland Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

58% of Ridgeland Elementary School students are Black, 29% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridgeland Elementary School?

Ridgeland Elementary School has a student ration of 20:1, which is higher than the South Carolina state average of 14:1.

What grades does Ridgeland Elementary School offer ?

Ridgeland Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Ridgeland Elementary School part of?

Ridgeland Elementary School is part of Jasper 01 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 842 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), SC Dept. of Education

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