Ritch Elementary School (Closed 2013)

140 Bethel Church Rd
Hiram, GA 30141
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ritch Elementary School serves 334 students in grades Prekindergarten-5. 
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 70-74% (which was lower than the Georgia state average of 81%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≥95% (which was higher than the Georgia state average of 93%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was higher than the Georgia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 30% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Georgia state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
334 students
This chart display total students of Ritch Elementary School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ritch Elementary School by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Students by Grade
This chart display the students of Ritch Elementary School by grade.

School Rankings

This School
State Level (GA)
(11-12)
70-74%
81%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
(11-12)
≥95%
93%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ritch Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Black
17%
36%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
70%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ritch Elementary School.
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
0.48
This chart display the diversity score of Ritch Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ritch Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), GA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 81% GA state average), while ≥95% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 93% GA state average).
How many students attend Ritch Elementary School?
334 students attend Ritch Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Ritch Elementary School students are White, 17% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ritch Elementary School?
Ritch Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the Georgia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Ritch Elementary School offer ?
Ritch Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Ritch Elementary School part of?
Ritch Elementary School is part of Paulding County School District.

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