Ridge Community High School

Ridge Community High School serves 2,360 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the FL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 59%.
Ridge Community High School operates within the Polk School District.
Polk School District's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 71%.

School Overview

The student population of 2360 students has grown by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,360 students
Ridge Community High School Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % Ridge Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 119 teachers
Ridge Community High School Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade Ridge Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 16:1
Ridge Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Ridge Community High School Asian Students (2006-2014)
Hispanic
47%
30%
Ridge Community High School Black Students (2006-2014)
Black
20%
23%
Ridge Community High School Black Students (2006-2014)
White
29%
41%
Ridge Community High School White Students (2006-2014)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ridge Community High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.66 0.46
Ridge Community High School Diversity Score (2005-2014)
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.
55%
52%
Ridge Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
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.
9%
6%
Ridge Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

Polk School District's student population of 97,953 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has increased from 63% over five years.
The revenue/student of $9,676 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has declined by 8% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,967 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has declined by 5% over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
171
22
Number of Students Managed 97,953 10,137
Polk School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 68% 71%
Polk School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $132 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $942 MM $140 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,676 $11,888
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,967 $12,571
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Davenport Community Campus High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Daniel Jenkins Academy Of Technology Middle School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horizons Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • DavenportHorizons Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 939 students
    1.2 miles
    1700 Forest Lake Dr
    DavenportFL 33837
    (863)419-3430
    1.2PK-5939
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    1.9 miles
    8 Palmetto St West
    DavenportFL 33837
    (863)499-2835
    1.9n/an/a
  • DavenportDavenport Community Campus High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 178 students
    1.9 miles
    8 West Palmetto St
    DavenportFL 33837
    (863)419-3486
    1.99-12178
  • DavenportDavenport School Of The Arts
    Grades: PK-8 | 965 students
    1.9 miles
    4751 County Rd 547 North
    DavenportFL 33837
    (863)421-3247
    1.9PK-8965
  • Haines CityBethune AcademyMagnet School
    Grades: KG-5 | 463 students
    2 miles
    900 Ave F
    Haines CityFL 33844
    (863)421-3334
    2KG-5463

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