Ritchie Park Elementary School

  • Ritchie Park Elementary School serves 510 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 58% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

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School Overview

  • Ritchie Park Elementary School's student population of 510 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students510 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ritchie Park Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ritchie Park Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#360 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ritchie Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ritchie Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Asian
23%
6%
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Hispanic
19%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ritchie Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
12%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ritchie Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
41%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ritchie Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ritchie Park Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.730.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ritchie Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontgomery County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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I love this school so much, and I am so sad that fifth grade is over. I was crying because it is over, and I still am. RPES is a great school, and me and all the other graduates are all sad. WE LOVE THIS SCHOOL.
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