Ridge Point High School

Ridge Point High School serves 1,117 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 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 69%.
Ridge Point High School operates within the Houston Independent School District.
The school district's 84% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 1117 students has grown by 90% over five years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 37% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,117 students
Ridge Point High School Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Ridge Point High School Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
Students by Grade Ridge Point High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.72 is less than the state average of 0.99. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
Ridge Point High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
6%
3%
Ridge Point High School Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
19%
50%
Ridge Point High School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
33%
13%
Ridge Point High School Black (2011-2012)
White
37%
31%
Ridge Point High School White (2011-2012)
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.
0.72 0.99
Ridge Point High School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
14%
44%
Ridge Point High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2012)
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 (2011-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 70,494 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Houston Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
74
3
Number of Students Managed 70,494 766
Graduation Rate 84% 80%
Houston Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $595 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $686 MM n/a
Houston Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,653 $0
Houston Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,982 $0
Houston Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Missouri City Sienna Crossing Elementary School
    10011 Steep Bank Trace
    Missouri City , TX , 77459
    (281)634-3680
    1.1  mi  |  961  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Missouri City Scanlan Oaks Elementary School
    9000 Camp Sienna Trail
    Missouri City , TX , 77459
    (281)634-3950
    1.1  mi  |  979  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Missouri City Billy Baines Middle School
    9000 Sienna Ranch Rd
    Missouri City , TX , 77459
    (281)634-6870
    2.2  mi  |  1453  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Rosharon Ferndell Henry Center For Learning
    Alternative School
    7447 Fm 521 Rd
    Rosharon , TX , 77583
    (281)327-6000
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  52  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Missouri City Hightower High School
    3333 Hurricane Ln
    Missouri City , TX , 77459
    (281)634-5240
    3.1  mi  |  2321  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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