Ridgeland High School

2478 Happy Valley Rd

Rossville, GA 30741

Grades: 9-12

1,292 students

Ridgeland High School serves 1,292 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Ridgeland High School operates within the Walker County School District.
The school district's 57% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1292 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,292 students
Ridgeland High School Total Students (1990-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 94 teachers
Ridgeland High School Total Teachers (1990-2013)
Students by Grade Ridgeland High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Ridgeland High School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2013)
Hispanic
2%
13%
Ridgeland High School Black Students (1996-2013)
Black
7%
37%
Ridgeland High School Black Students (1994-2013)
White
88%
44%
Ridgeland High School White Students (1994-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ridgeland High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ridgeland High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA 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.
0.22 0.40
Ridgeland High School Diversity Score (1994-2013)
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.
57%
52%
Ridgeland High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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%
Ridgeland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,416 students has grown by 44% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 91% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,102 is higher than the state average of $9,939. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,326 is less than the state average of $10,367. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Walker County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
5
Number of Students Managed 13,416 3,197
Walker County School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 57% 66%
Walker County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $34 MM
Walker County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $97 MM $36 MM
Walker County School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,102 $9,939
Walker County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,326 $10,367
Walker County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lakeview-fort Oglethorpe High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chattanooga Valley Middle School (3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stone Creek Elementary School (1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RossvilleStone Creek Elementary School
    1600 Happy Valley Rd
    RossvilleGA 30741
    (706)866-3600
    1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 447 students                      
  • RossvilleRossville Elementary School
    1250 Wilson Rd
    RossvilleGA 30741
    (706)866-5901
    1.9 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 526 students                      
  • FlintstoneChattanooga Valley Elementary School
    3420 Chattanooga Valley Rd
    FlintstoneGA 30725
    (706)820-2511
    2.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 594 students                      
  • FlintstoneChattanooga Valley Middle School
    847 Allgood Rd
    FlintstoneGA 30725
    (706)820-0735
    3 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 545 students                      
  • Lookout MountainFairyland Elementary School
    1306 Lula Lake Rd
    Lookout MountainGA 30750
    (706)820-1171
    3.2 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 230 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended September 19, 2011 - ITS A GOOD SCHOOL, THEY MESSED UP MY CLASSES AND WOULDNT CHANGE THEM WHEN I ATTEMPTED TO HAVE THEM CHANGED. BUT THE TEACHERS ARE GREAT! - Posted by Student/Alumni
  • Recommended January 25, 2011 - I have grandchildren that attend this school and participate in sports. My grandson has had things stolen from him three times, the level of bullying is ungodly, and the good kids don't want to go to shcool there because of the crap they have to take from the trash that is allowed to attend there. Try harder to catch a thief and do something about the bullies, would you? I have given too much money to programs at that school for my grandchildren to be afraid to go to school or just not want to go because of the way other people are acting. There are drugs in the school and heads turn if you are a sport star. People are talking but never do anything. These are our kids, people, do something please. - Posted by Parent

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