Ritchie Park Elementary School

  • Ritchie Park Elementary School serves 540 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.
  • Ritchie Park Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ritchie Park Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Ritchie Park Elementary School's student population of 540 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ritchie Park Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ritchie Park Elementary School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#238 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
58%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)
61%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
21%
7%
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Hispanic
20%
17%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Black
14%
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 2017-18 school year data.
White
38%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This 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 Score0.750.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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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