Ridgewood Community High School

Ridgewood Community High School serves 773 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Ridgewood Community High School operates within the Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 773 students has declined by 9% over five years.
The teacher population of 56 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 773 students
Ridgewood Community High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Ridgewood Community High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 56 teachers
Ridgewood Community High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Ridgewood Community High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 18:1
Ridgewood Community High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Ridgewood Community High School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
18%
25%
Ridgewood Community High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
78%
50%
Ridgewood Community High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Ridgewood 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.
0.36 0.31
Ridgewood Community High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
22%
47%
Ridgewood Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2012-2014)
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.
n/a
3%

District Comparison

Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District's student population of 790 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The revenue/student of $19,546 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 52% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $32,106 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has declined by 41% over four years.
School District Name Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 790 849
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2002)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $11 MM
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $28 MM $11 MM
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $19,546 $11,118
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $32,106 $11,218
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Taft High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J Giles Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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    0.2 miles
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    Harwood HeightsIL 60706
    (708)583-2068
    0.2PK-8556
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    Grades: PK-8 | 650 students
    0.9 miles
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    Harwood HeightsIL 60706
    (708)867-5822
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    Grades: PK-8 | 478 students
    1 miles
    8151 West Lawrence Ave
    Harwood HeightsIL 60706
    (708)456-8848
    1PK-8478
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    Grades: PK-8 | 1042 students
    1.1 miles
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    ChicagoIL 60634
    (773)534-3718
    1.1PK-81042
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    1.1 miles
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    (773)534-1238
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