Ridgely Elementary School

Unclaimed
3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
1
Grades
PK-5
Students
356
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. Ask the school what it's doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Math
16%
State avg: 30%
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English
18%
State avg: 38%
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4/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

Students at this school are making less academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


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Students
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White
60%
Black
29%
Two or more races
9%
Hispanic
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Asian
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
15 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
100%
State avg: 88%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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4 1
3 0
2 0
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Neighborhood
2040 North 8th St
Springfield, IL 62702
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Last modified: June 28, 2017
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