Ridgewood Elementary School

3601 South Bend Dr
Winterville, NC 28590
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 730 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ridgewood Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 66% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 50%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 55% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 730 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Top 30% in NC
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ridgewood Elementary School's student population of 730 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
730 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridgewood Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 2,617 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ridgewood Elementary School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NC)
#783 out of 2617 schools
(Top 30%)
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66%
51%
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53%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
4%
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Hispanic
7%
20%
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Black
42%
25%
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White
39%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.67
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
2%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridgewood Elementary School's ranking?
Ridgewood Elementary School is ranked #783 out of 2,617 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in North Carolina.
What schools are Ridgewood Elementary School often compared to?
Ridgewood Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Creekside Elementary School, W H Robinson Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
66% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 51% NC state average), while 53% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 50% NC state average).
How many students attend Ridgewood Elementary School?
730 students attend Ridgewood Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Ridgewood Elementary School students are Black, 39% of students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridgewood Elementary School?
Ridgewood Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the North Carolina state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ridgewood Elementary School offer ?
Ridgewood Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Ridgewood Elementary School part of?
Ridgewood Elementary School is part of Pitt County Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   2/21/2022
It is one of my Favorite schools ever. I've had good and bad times here but I love this school my favorite teachers are Mrs. Whitty, Mrs. Brown. Mrs Pretlow, and Ms. Vaughn
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Ladarius Gorham
5   3/16/2017
BEST SCHOOL EVER! With the best teachers ever ms vaughn,Mrs Worsley ,Mrs pretlow, Mrs zell , and Mrs Whitty,and last but not least Mrs Brown
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Jalen Waller

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 730 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 66% (Top 30%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NC Dept. of Education

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