Ridgeland High School

Tel: (843)717-1500
Grades: 9-12

543 students

Ridgeland High School serves 543 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 48%.
Ridgeland High School operates within the Jasper 01 School District.
The school district's 63% graduation rate is lower than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 543 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 543 students
Ridgeland High School Total Students (2008-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Students by Grade Ridgeland High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Ridgeland High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2013)
Hispanic
9%
7%
Black
76%
37%
White
13%
52%
All Ethnic Groups Ridgeland High School Sch Ethnicity Ridgeland 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.
0.40 0.41
Ridgeland High School Diversity Score (2008-2013)
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.
67%
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.
4%
7%
Ridgeland High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,150 students has grown by 23% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 63% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Jasper 01 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
7
Number of Students Managed 4,150 4,051
Jasper 01 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 63% 66%
Jasper 01 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $37 MM
Jasper 01 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $39 MM $43 MM
Jasper 01 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,029 $9,170
Jasper 01 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,566 $10,604
Jasper 01 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ridgeland High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ridgeland Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ridgeland Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RidgelandRidgeland Middle School
    250 Jaguar Trail
    RidgelandSC 29936
    (843)717-1400
    0 mi | 408 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • ColumbiaRidgeland High School
    Alternative School
    1429 Senate St
    ColumbiaSC 29201
    (803)896-3252
    Alternative School

    0.1 mi | 11 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • RidgelandRidgeland Elementary School
    250 Jaguar Trail
    RidgelandSC 29936
    (843)717-1300
    0.1 mi | 1020 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • RidgelandBeaufort-jasper Academy For Career Excellence
    Vocational School
    80 Lowcountry Dr
    RidgelandSC 29936
    (843)987-8107
    Vocational School

    0.8 mi | n/a students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • Laurel BayRobert E. Galer Elementary School
    Laurel Bay Schools
    Laurel BaySC 29906
    (843)846-6100
    11.1 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-2                      

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Did You Know?
South Carolina 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 0.41, which is higher than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in South Carolina is Saluda 01 School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in South Carolina or national school diversity statistics.