Ridgecrest, California

Does Ridgecrest, California have good schools?

When determining if Ridgecrest, California, has good schools, we analyze key factors including math proficiency, reading/language proficiency, students-per-teacher ratio, average teacher salaries, National Blue Ribbon awards, Spelling Bee and STEM/non-STEM national competitions, and more.

SchoolsNational RankingsPrivate School Enrollment
Elementary schools in RidgecrestScored 48.1Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 48.1 to elementary education in Ridgecrest, California (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.5.6%
Middle schools in RidgecrestScored 48.2Dwellics analytics team assigned the score 48.2 to middle education in Ridgecrest, California (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.6.1%
High schools in RidgecrestScored 45.3Dwellics analytics team assigned the score [r_high] to high education in Ridgecrest, California (with 100 being the best). on a scale of 0 to 100.11.9%

Dwellics searched for winners of 69 nationwide competitions for school children in both STEM and non-STEM fields and found 0.0 winners in Ridgecrest, California in the last 5 years.

Elementary Schools in Ridgecrest, California

There are 6 public elementary schools in Ridgecrest, California. The public elementary schools in Ridgecrest are rated 48.1 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among elementary school students, approximately 5.6% are enrolled at private schools in Ridgecrest.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Ridgecrest, California at the elementary level is 42.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 46.7%.

The average salary of an elementary school teacher in Ridgecrest is $54,722 per year. The average number of elementary school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Ridgecrest is 22.0.

Middle Schools in Ridgecrest, California

There are 2 public middle schools in Ridgecrest, California. The public middle schools in Ridgecrest are rated 48.2 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among middle school students, approximately 6.1% are enrolled at private schools in Ridgecrest.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Ridgecrest, California at the middle schools level is 28.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 45.0%.

The average salary of a middle school teacher in Ridgecrest is $65,667 per year. The average number of middle school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Ridgecrest is 22.0.

High Schools in Ridgecrest, California

There are 2 high schools in Ridgecrest, California. The public high schools in Ridgecrest are rated 45.3 (with 100 being the best) in the United States according to our research. Among high school students, approximately 11.9% are enrolled at private schools in Ridgecrest.

The average percentage of students proficient in math in Ridgecrest, California at the high school level is 30.0%, and proficient in reading & language arts 57.7%.

The average salary of a high school teacher in Ridgecrest is $65,667 per year. The average number of high school students assigned to a teacher’s classroom in Ridgecrest is 19.0.

Pros and Cons of living in Ridgecrest, California in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "dry climate, low cost of living, small town"
  • "Cost of living, no traffic, outdoor activities, close to a military base"
  • "Quietly and safe"
  • "Outdoors, hiking, natural landmarks, recreation"
  • "Small town"
  • "airport is far, large cities are far, wind, dust, heat "
  • "No shopping, no indoor activities, no VA facilities, too hot in summer"
  • "Weather is too hot"
  • "Too hot, no trees, no culture, too far from amenities, not LGBT friendly "
  • "Lack of medical care"