Ridgecrest Elementary

Public PK, KG-5

 2015 Ridgecrest
       Houston, TX  77055-1299


 (713) 251-6600

 School Website

District: Spring Branch Independent School District

SchoolDigger Rank:
2421st of 4,357 Texas Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  15.4
Number of students:  818

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
94.0%
White:
2.0%
African American:
1.5%
Free/discounted lunch recipients:  91.9%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Ridgecrest Elementary ranked worse than 55.6% of elementary schools in Texas. It also ranked 11th among 26 ranked elementary schools in the Spring Branch Independent School District. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 42.21. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (94%), White (2%), African American (1.5%). (See more...)
Compare Details 91.9% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Ridgecrest Elementary is 15.4. 17 elementary schools in the Spring Branch Independent School District have better student/teacher ratios. (See more...)
Compare Ridgecrest Elementary employs 53 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Ridgecrest Elementary:

SchoolDigger ranks Ridgecrest Elementary 2421st of 4357 Texas public elementary schools. (See Ridgecrest Elementary in the ranking list.)

Spring Branch Independent School District:

SchoolDigger ranks Spring Branch Independent School District 495th of 973 Texas school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Ridgecrest Elementary

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools TX State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2004 40.47 2456th 3465 29.1%
2005 58.06 1622nd 3475 53.3%
2006 62.10 1413th 3476 59.3%
2007 66.10 1290th 3724 65.4%
2008 50.76 2166th 3768 42.5%
2009 42.41 2629th 3884 32.3%
2010 40.13 2817th 3937 28.4%
2011 30.89 3351st 4095 18.2%
2012 26.04 3605th 4206 14.3%
2013 25.92 3577th 4221 15.3%
2014 27.15 3535th 4260 17.0%
2015 30.00 3334th 4320 22.8%
2016 38.17 2918th 4286 31.9%
2017 44.67 2249th 4329 48.0%
2018 42.21 2421st 4357 44.4%

Data source: test scores: Texas Education Agency, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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Data source: Texas Education Agency

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Enrollment information for Ridgecrest Elementary

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
1988 215 80 111 475 n/a n/a n/a 1 881
1989 236 128 131 618 0 n/a n/a 0 1113
1990 215 101 92 753 0 n/a n/a 0 1161
1991 208 97 117 889 0 n/a n/a 0 1205
1992 132 53 82 948 0 n/a n/a 0 1215
1993 116 57 95 937 0 n/a n/a 0 1205
1994 113 58 93 959 1 n/a n/a 0 1224
1995 108 40 79 1003 3 n/a n/a 0 1233
1996 108 40 79 1003 3 n/a n/a 0 1233
1997 60 12 57 697 2 n/a n/a 0 828
1998 57 23 45 764 2 n/a n/a 0 891
1999 48 29 57 823 1 n/a n/a 0 958
2000 42 27 47 823 1 n/a n/a 0 940
2001 43 30 37 806 0 n/a n/a 0 916
2002 38 32 30 745 0 n/a n/a 0 845
2003 38 32 30 745 0 n/a n/a 0 845
2004 30 34 24 772 1 n/a n/a 0 861
2005 34 18 20 656 0 n/a n/a 0 728
2006 31 28 20 715 0 n/a n/a 0 794
2007 24 16 14 696 1 n/a n/a 0 751
2008 15 14 7 715 2 n/a n/a 0 753
2009 15 20 9 762 2 n/a n/a 0 808
2010 15 10 10 747 0 n/a n/a 0 782
2011 16 17 11 768 5 0 3 0 820
2012 23 9 17 780 4 0 3 0 836
2013 18 13 11 788 2 0 7 0 839
2014 21 21 12 836 6 0 7 0 903
2015 23 16 9 803 6 0 5 0 862
2016 16 12 10 769 6 0 5 0 818

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 Ridgecrest Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 881 51.0 17.2 n/a
1989 1113 n/a n/a n/a
1990 1161 68.0 17.0 n/a
1991 1205 68.5 17.5 n/a
1992 1215 63.2 19.2 80.0
1993 1205 68.0 17.7 82.8
1994 1224 63.5 19.3 84.1
1995 1233 67.1 18.4 86.9
1996 1233 67.1 18.4 86.9
1997 828 50.8 16.3 85.1
1998 891 51.2 17.4 93.3
1999 958 45.4 21.1 90.9
2000 940 57.5 16.3 90.3
2001 916 52.3 17.5 88.6
2002 845 54.5 15.5 90.3
2003 845 54.5 15.5 90.3
2004 861 53.9 16.0 90.0
2005 728 50.8 14.3 89.1
2006 794 54.8 14.5 91.1
2007 751 53.3 14.1 91.1
2008 753 51.9 14.5 89.2
2009 808 61.2 13.2 89.7
2010 782 55.0 14.2 91.6
2011 820 53.9 15.1 90.2
2012 836 54.5 15.3 93.2
2013 839 52.0 16.1 92.3
2014 903 48.2 18.7 90.1
2015 862 54.0 15.9 72.5
2016 818 53.0 15.4 91.9

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 Ridgecrest Elementary

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
1988 881 51.0 17.2 n/a
1989 1113 n/a n/a n/a
1990 1161 68.0 17.0 n/a
1991 1205 68.5 17.5 n/a
1992 1215 63.2 19.2 80.0
1993 1205 68.0 17.7 82.8
1994 1224 63.5 19.3 84.1
1995 1233 67.1 18.4 86.9
1996 1233 67.1 18.4 86.9
1997 828 50.8 16.3 85.1
1998 891 51.2 17.4 93.3
1999 958 45.4 21.1 90.9
2000 940 57.5 16.3 90.3
2001 916 52.3 17.5 88.6
2002 845 54.5 15.5 90.3
2003 845 54.5 15.5 90.3
2004 861 53.9 16.0 90.0
2005 728 50.8 14.3 89.1
2006 794 54.8 14.5 91.1
2007 751 53.3 14.1 91.1
2008 753 51.9 14.5 89.2
2009 808 61.2 13.2 89.7
2010 782 55.0 14.2 91.6
2011 820 53.9 15.1 90.2
2012 836 54.5 15.3 93.2
2013 839 52.0 16.1 92.3
2014 903 48.2 18.7 90.1
2015 862 54.0 15.9 72.5
2016 818 53.0 15.4 91.9

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 and the Texas Education Agency.

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