West Ridge Elementary School

Public PK, KG-8

 6700 N Whipple St
       Chicago, IL  60645-4123


 (773) 534-8250

District: City Of Chicago School District 299

SchoolDigger Rank:
406th of 2,063 Illinois Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  22.6
Number of students:  769

Racial breakdown:
White:
35.1%
Asian:
35.0%
Hispanic:
21.8%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  90.0%

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We updated the 2016-17 rankings and test scores for this school on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2017, West Ridge Elementary School ranked better than 80.3% of elementary schools in Illinois. It also ranked 45th among 419 ranked elementary schools in the City Of Chicago School District 299. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 78.18. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017, West Ridge Elementary School ranked better than 76.9% of middle schools in Illinois. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2017 the calculated Average Standard Score was 71.4. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Student population at West Ridge Elementary School is diverse. Racial makeup is: White (35.1%), Asian (35%), Hispanic (21.8%). (See more...)
Compare Details 90% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at West Ridge Elementary School is 22.6. 404 elementary schools in the City Of Chicago School District 299 have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare West Ridge Elementary School employs 34 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2017 Rankings:

West Ridge Elementary School:

SchoolDigger ranks West Ridge Elementary School 406th of 2063 Illinois public elementary schools. (See West Ridge Elementary School in the ranking list.)
SchoolDigger ranks West Ridge Elementary School 301st of 1304 Illinois public middle schools. (See West Ridge Elementary School in the ranking list.)

City Of Chicago School District 299:

SchoolDigger ranks City Of Chicago School District 299 615th of 779 Illinois school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for West Ridge Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2012 31.24 1586th 2084 23.9%
2013 46.54 1183rd 2085 43.3%
2014 51.28 1022nd 2015 49.3%
2015 70.90 518th 2051 74.7%
2016 69.76 559th 2078 73.1%
2017 78.18 406th 2063 80.3%

Data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

Rank History for West Ridge Elementary School

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Middle Schools IL State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2012 29.01 1064th 1374 22.6%
2013 40.03 862nd 1375 37.3%
2014 64.52 455th 1331 65.8%
2015 76.03 246th 1291 80.9%
2016 76.74 250th 1309 80.9%
2017 71.40 301st 1304 76.9%

Data source: test scores: Illinois State Board of Education, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Illinois State Board of Education

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Enrollment information for West Ridge Elementary School

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2011 186 61 161 807 12 5 7 0 1239
2012 194 48 212 184 5 4 7 0 654
2013 192 51 248 181 6 5 12 0 695
2014 218 55 262 182 4 6 10 0 737
2015 243 42 242 177 3 5 15 0 727
2016 270 41 269 168 4 5 12 0 769

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at West Ridge Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2011 1239 23.0 53.8 42.0
2012 654 31.0 21.0 89.0
2013 695 40.8 17.0 90.5
2014 737 43.0 17.1 90.9
2015 727 40.0 18.1 92.4
2016 769 34.0 22.6 90.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio West Ridge Elementary School

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2011 1239 23.0 53.8 42.0
2012 654 31.0 21.0 89.0
2013 695 40.8 17.0 90.5
2014 737 43.0 17.1 90.9
2015 727 40.0 18.1 92.4
2016 769 34.0 22.6 90.0

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Illinois Department of Public Health and the Illinois State Board of Education.

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