Ridge Community High School

Ridge Community High School serves 2,168 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Ridge Community High School operates within the Polk School District.
The school district's 68% graduation rate is lower than the FL state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 2168 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,168 students
Ridge Community High School Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 121 teachers
Ridge Community High School Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Ridge Community High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Ridge Community High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Ridge Community High School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
44%
28%
Ridge Community High School Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
21%
23%
Ridge Community High School Black (2006-2012)
White
30%
43%
Ridge Community High School White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ridge Community High School Sch Ethnicity Ridge Community High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.68 0.45
Ridge Community High School Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
59%
49%
Ridge Community High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
10%
8%
Ridge Community High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 106,398 students has grown by 12% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
160
23
Number of Students Managed 106,398 9,989
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 68% 70%
Polk School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
Polk School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
Polk School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
Polk School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
Polk School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Davenport Career Education Center (1.9 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Polk Virtual Franchise (3.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Horizons Elementary School (1.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Davenport Horizons Elementary School
    1700 Forest Lake Dr
    Davenport , FL 33837
    (863)419-3430
    1.2  mi  |  795  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Davenport Davenport Career Education Center
    Alternative School
    8 West Palmetto St
    Davenport , FL 33837
    (863)499-2835
    Alternative School
    1.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Davenport Davenport Adult And Career Education Center
    8 West Palmetto St
    Davenport , FL 33837
    (863)499-2835
    1.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Davenport Davenport School Of The Arts
    4751 North Cr 547
    Davenport , FL 33837
    (863)421-3247
    1.9  mi  |  769  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Haines City Bethune Academy
    Magnet School
    900 Ave F
    Haines City , FL 33844
    (863)421-3334
    Magnet School
    2  mi  |  463  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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Did You Know?
Polk County, FL public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.57, which is higher than the Florida average of 0.45. The most diverse school district in Polk County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.