Ridge Community High School

Ridge Community High School serves 2,244 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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 58%.
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 2244 students has grown by 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 121 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,244 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 121 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 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 19:1 15:1
Asian
1%
3%
Hispanic
47%
28%
Black
20%
23%
White
30%
42%
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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 0.45
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.
56%
51%
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.
11%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 107,336 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 68% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,668 is less than the state average of $13,793. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,270 is less than the state average of $15,882. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
172
22
Number of Students Managed 107,336 9,797
Graduation Rate 68% 70%
District Total Revenue $915 MM $138 MM
District Spending $972 MM $159 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $13,793
District Spending / Student $10,270 $15,882
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 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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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • DavenportHorizons Elementary School
    1700 Forest Lake Dr
    DavenportFL 33837
    (863)419-3430
    1.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 814 students                      
  • DavenportDavenport Adult And Career Education Center
    8 Palmetto St West
    DavenportFL 33837
    (863)499-2835
    1.9 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • DavenportDavenport Career Education Center
    Alternative School
    8 West Palmetto St
    DavenportFL 33837
    (863)499-2835
    Alternative School

    1.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | n/a students                      
  • DavenportDavenport School Of The Arts
    4751 County Rd 547 North
    DavenportFL 33837
    (863)421-3247
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-8 | 909 students                      
  • Haines CityBethune Academy
    Magnet School
    900 Ave F
    Haines CityFL 33844
    (863)421-3334
    Magnet School

    2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 464 students                      

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