509 W. Main St.
Ripon, CA 95366
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Ripon Elementary School serves 441 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Ripon Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 47% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 441 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ripon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Ripon Elementary School's student population of 441 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
441 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

Ripon Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ripon Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2230 out of 9659 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
42%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
47%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ripon Elementary School's ranking?

Ripon Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%).

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

47% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 70% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).

How many students attend Ripon Elementary School?

441 students attend Ripon Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

47% of Ripon Elementary School students are White, 42% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

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

Ripon Elementary School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Ripon Elementary School offer ?

Ripon Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8

School Reviews

4   2/7/2022
We are all proud parents of our kiddos. And let's be honest a school can only succeed with our involvement. No matter how big or small and no school is perfect. But what I have found is Ripon Elementary has been a great experience for my kid. Has there been some teasing from other students? YES, but that is more of let's educate kids that words matter. Do some aides lack some professionalism during the school day. YES, again that's more of a let's education that individual. Not every teacher is a good fit. Not every activity is a good fit. But with every concern I have had in our 4 years at Ripon Elementary, I have been able to find a solution. And for that, I am glad that we are at Ripon Elementary. Teachers are human and they have just as much pressure outside the classroom as anyone else. But if we can all work together to educate our kiddos and change what needs to be changed together, then we are strong in the end.
- Posted by Parent - Proud parent
1   3/30/2020
My daughter enrolled at Ripon Elementary with a close to a 3.0 GPA or above. She played soccer at Parkview and Softball through the city. I transferred her from Parkview Elementary to Ripon Elementary due to severe injuries and aggressive students. She suffered from chronic symptoms due to two concussions at Parkview. After attending Ripon Elementary her grades dropped to all Fs. I found many of Ripon Elementary's policies to be outdated, counter productive, and a little early 1900s. Some of these policies have been updated since then. Assigned seating in the cafeteria was one example. I found that staff seemed gossipy about students. It seemed that favoritism was common and retaliation from my complaints was endless throughout the year. I spent a year trying to protect my daughter from staff at this school. She couldn't attend dances, and she couldn't attend her eighth grade graduation. Endless accusations and what seemed to be witch hunts become the norm for us. In my experience I caught a teacher in two lies in writing. My daughter left this school severely traumatized, an F student and with a triggered rare illness Von Willbrand disorder. She will have to take medication for the rest of her life. I transferred her out of this district. Her GPA now ranges between 3.6 and 3.8. She is still recovering from her nightmare at this school. Since then a few staff have been replaced.
- Posted by Parent - Momof3

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 441 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 53%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 47% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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