Ashley Ridge High School

Ashley Ridge High School serves 2,142 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Ashley Ridge High School operates within the Dorchester 02 School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is equal to the SC state average of 67%.

School Overview

The student population of 2142 students has grown by 157% over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has grown by 1070% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,142 students
Ashley Ridge High School Total Students (2009-2014)
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Ashley Ridge High School Total Teachers (2009-2014)
Students by Grade Ashley Ridge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Ashley Ridge High School Student Teacher Ratio (2012-2014)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Ashley Ridge High School Black Students (2009-2014)
Black
26%
35%
Ashley Ridge High School Black Students (2009-2014)
White
66%
52%
Ashley Ridge High School White Students (2009-2014)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Ashley Ridge High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Ashley Ridge High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.50 0.41
Ashley Ridge High School Diversity Score (2009-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
51%
Ashley Ridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Ashley Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 24,334 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,724 is less than the state average of $9,366. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,857 is less than the state average of $9,666. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
8
Number of Students Managed 24,334 4,192
Dorchester 02 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 67%
Dorchester 02 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $195 MM $38 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $198 MM $39 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,724 $9,366
Dorchester 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,857 $9,666
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Summerville High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gregg Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beech Hill Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • SummervilleBeech Hill Elementary School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 1232 students1001 Beech Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)821-3970
    0.3PK-51232
  • SummervilleGregg Middle School
    2.8 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1104 students500 Green Wave Blvd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)871-3150
    2.86-81104
  • Summerville Flowertown Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 1037 students20 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-7400
    2.9PK-51037
  • SummervilleNewington Elementary School
    2.9 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 808 students10 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-3230
    2.9PK-5808
  • SummervilleSummerville High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    3.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 2824 students1101 Boone Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-6460
    3.59-122824

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