Ridgetop Elementary School

  • Ridgetop Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ridgetop Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Ridgetop Elementary School's student population of 371 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgetop Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgetop Elementary School is 0.56, 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 School Rank#2712 out of 7999 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
58%
52%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
32%
28%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAustin Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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