Ridgeway Elementary School

  • Ridgeway Elementary School serves 640 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is equal to the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ridgeway Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Ridgeway Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Ridgeway Elementary School's student population of 640 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students640 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgeway Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ridgeway Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#446 out of 1359 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
41%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
57%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
17%
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Black
23%
34%
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White
51%
37%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
12%
5%
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Diversity Score0.670.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnne Arundel County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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