Ridley Middle School

  • Ridley Middle School serves 1,297 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Ridley Middle School's student population of 1,297 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,297 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridley Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridley Middle School is 0.36, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#2101 out of 2,835 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridley Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
3%
4%
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Hispanic
4%
11%
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Black
13%
15%
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White
79%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ridley Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.360.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidley SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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