Ralph Downs Elementary School

7501 West Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73162 | (405) 721-4431
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 529
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 529 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 7501 W Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73162
  • Principal or Admin: Nona Burling
School District Details
  • Putnam City School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $7,148
  • Graduation Rate: 74.6%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.8%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.6
  • Enrolled Students: 18,700

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 529
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 260 (49.1%)
  • Females: 269 (50.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 71 (13.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 202 (38.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 273 (51.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ralph Downs Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian234.3%
Black11922.5%
Asian478.9%
Hispanic295.5%
White31158.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ralph Downs Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten8015.1%
Kindergarten7814.7%
1st Grade9718.3%
2nd Grade6412.1%
3rd Grade7414.0%
4th Grade7414.0%
5th Grade6211.7%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 71%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:29%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 12 Years
  • Average Salary: $37,905
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Ralph Downs Elementary School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$33,43332%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$40,02468%
Source: OK Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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