Ritch Elementary School (Closed 2013)

140 Bethel Church Rd
Hiram, GA 30141
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ritch Elementary School served 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%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≥95% (which was higher than the Georgia state average of 93%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 was equal to the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 30% of the student body (majority Black), which was lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Ritch Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
70-74%
81%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(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 Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
8%
15%
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Black
17%
37%
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White
70%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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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.
Diversity Score
0.480.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
56%
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePaulding County School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ritch Elementary School is Hiram High School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is J. A. Dobbins Middle School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bessie L. Baggett Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Powder Springs Bessie L. Baggett Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 635 students
    1.5 miles
    948 Williams Lake Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (678) 460-1570
    1.5 PK-5 635
  • Powder Springs J. A. Dobbins Middle School Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 673 students
    1.7 miles
    637 Williams Lake Rd
    Powder Springs, GA 30127
    (770) 443-4835
    1.7 6-8 673
  • Douglasville Hal Hutchens Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 721 students
    2.1 miles
    586 Clonts Rd
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    (678) 838-2683
    2.1 PK-5 721
  • Hiram Sam D. Panter Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 529 students
    2.3 miles
    190 Panter School Rd
    Hiram, GA 30141
    (770) 443-4303
    2.3 PK-5 529
  • Douglasville Irma C. Austin Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 927 students
    2.8 miles
    3490 Ridge Rd
    Douglasville, GA 30134
    (770) 942-0316
    2.8 6-8 927
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