Ashley Ridge High School

Ashley Ridge High School serves 2,032 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
Ashley Ridge High School operates within the Dorchester 02 School District.
The school district's 67% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

Overview

The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 53% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,032 students
Ashley Ridge High School Total Students (2009-2013)
Gender % n/a / n/a
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Ashley Ridge High School Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2013)
Students by Grade Ashley Ridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more 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 18:1 15:1
Ashley Ridge High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2012-2013)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Ashley Ridge High School Hispanic (2009-2013)
Black
25%
36%
Ashley Ridge High School Black (2009-2013)
White
67%
52%
Ashley Ridge High School White (2009-2013)
Two or more races
4%
3%
All Ethnic Groups Ashley Ridge High School Ethnicity Breakdown Public School Average 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.
0.49 0.41
Ashley Ridge High School Diversity Score (2009-2013)
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.
27%
52%
Ashley Ridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2013)
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.
5%
7%
Ashley Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,741 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
7
Number of Students Managed 23,741 4,140
Dorchester 02 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 67% 66%
Dorchester 02 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $189 MM $37 MM
District Spending $196 MM $43 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,668 $9,170
Dorchester 02 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,993 $10,604
Dorchester 02 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 Summerville High School (3.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Gregg Middle School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beech Hill Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • SummervilleBeech Hill Elementary School
    1001 Beech Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)821-3970
    0.3 mi | 1170 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SummervilleGregg Middle School
    500 Green Wave Blvd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)871-3150
    2.8 mi | 1069 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Summerville Flowertown Elementary School
    20 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-7400
    2.9 mi | 1018 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SummervilleNewington Elementary School
    10 King Charles Circle
    SummervilleSC 29485
    (843)871-3230
    2.9 mi | 817 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • SummervilleSummerville High School
    1 Negative Reviews
    1101 Boone Hill Rd
    SummervilleSC 29483
    (843)873-6460
    3.5 mi | 2809 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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