Ridge Point High School

Ridge Point High School serves 1,578 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 70%.
Ridge Point High School operates within the Fort Bend Independent School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1578 students has grown by 168% over five years.
The teacher population of 83 teachers has grown by 107% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,578 students
Ridge Point High School Total Students (2011-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Ridge Point High School Total Teachers (2011-2013)
Students by Grade Ridge Point High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Ridge Point High School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2013)
Asian
7%
4%
Ridge Point High School Asian Students (2011-2013)
Hispanic
22%
51%
Ridge Point High School Black Students (2011-2013)
Black
32%
13%
Ridge Point High School Black Students (2011-2013)
White
37%
30%
Ridge Point High School White Students (2011-2013)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Ridge Point High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Ridge Point High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TX 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.
0.71 0.41
Ridge Point High School Diversity Score (2011-2013)
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.
15%
53%
Ridge Point High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2013)
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.
3%
7%
Ridge Point High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 70,636 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,653 is less than the state average of $11,947. The district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,982 is less than the state average of $12,666. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Fort Bend Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
3
Number of Students Managed 70,636 822
Fort Bend Independent   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 84% 80%
Fort Bend Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $595 MM $9 MM
Fort Bend Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $686 MM $9 MM
Fort Bend Independent   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,653 $11,947
Fort Bend Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,982 $12,666
Fort Bend Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Ferndell Henry Center For Learning (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Billy Baines Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Sienna Crossing Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Missouri CitySienna Crossing Elementary School
    10011 Steep Bank Trace
    Missouri CityTX 77459
    (281)634-3680
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1006 students                      
  • Missouri CityScanlan Oaks Elementary School
    9000 Camp Sienna Trail
    Missouri CityTX 77459
    (281)634-3950
    1.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 980 students                      
  • Missouri CityBilly Baines Middle School
    9000 Sienna Ranch Rd
    Missouri CityTX 77459
    (281)634-6870
    2.2 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1470 students                      
  • RosharonFerndell Henry Center For Learning
    Alternative School
    7447 Fm 521 Rd
    RosharonTX 77583
    (281)327-6000
    Alternative School

    2.6 mi | Gr. 7-12 | 36 students                      
  • Missouri CityHightower High School
    3333 Hurricane Ln
    Missouri CityTX 77459
    (281)634-5240
    3.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 2271 students                      

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