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About This School

Delaware Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school in Kansas City. 364 children attend Delaware Ridge Elementary School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Native American or Native Alaskan. 48% of the 364 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Delaware Ridge Elementary School is 15:1. Piper Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 61% 74%
Multiracial 5% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 2% 2%
Hispanic 19% 12%
Black, non-Hispanic 12% 10%
Asian 1% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.3% 1.0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 48% 37%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    This is a good school if your child is average. If you have an exceptionally bright child or a child with any learning difficulty good luck! This is the least compassionate group of people I have ever seen and I have lived in many places.

  • (3 years ago)

    This El school realy knows how to teach with fun hands on lessons. I know my child will be safe when their is a tornado or a fire.

  • (4 years ago)

    While there are some great teachers who love our children there is some internal politics in the school that is damaging to our children's overall education. I have found the communication with parents to be poor. I strongly feel that the programs are more important than the individual achievement of our kids. There is a determination to not allow the kids' education get in the way of being the model for expeditionary learning. I would hesitate before putting kids in this school.

  • (4 years ago)

    Bright Students + Committed Staff + Involved Parents = One great school....Delaware Ridge Elementary!

  • (4 years ago)

    Great teachers admin staff! Everyone seems to care about the kids and are very positive. Plus in their short time they have some award winning teachers.

  • (4 years ago)

    We have fantastic teachers & staff at DRE! The music & art programs are phenomenol.

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