West Ridge Elementary School

  • West Ridge Elementary School serves 366 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Ridge Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • West Ridge Elementary School's student population of 366 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Ridge Elementary School is 0.70, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2244 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
26%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
42%
44%
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Two or more races
9%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Ridge Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.700.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreece Central School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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