9400 Nesbitt Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55438
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Ridgeview Elementary School serves 369 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ridgeview Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 37% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in MN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ridgeview Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

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School Overview

Ridgeview Elementary School's student population of 369 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
369 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridgeview Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,789 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ridgeview Elementary School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MN)
Overall Testing Rank
#245 out of 1789 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
56%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
59%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
12%
12%
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White
71%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
26%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridgeview Elementary School's ranking?

Ridgeview Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%), Highest math proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 56% MN state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 59% MN state average).

How many students attend Ridgeview Elementary School?

369 students attend Ridgeview Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

71% of Ridgeview Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Hispanic.

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

Ridgeview Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 14:1.

What grades does Ridgeview Elementary School offer ?

Ridgeview Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 369 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 29%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MN Dept. of Education

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