Sandy Ridge Elementary School

  • Sandy Ridge Elementary School serves 547 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 76% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

School Overview

  • Sandy Ridge Elementary School's student population of 547 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 32% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students547 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Sandy Ridge Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Sandy Ridge Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Sandy Ridge Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sandy Ridge Elementary School is 0.46, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#63 out of 2,538 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
14%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
5%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
72%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sandy Ridge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.460.46
This chart display the diversity score of Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sandy Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameUnion County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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