Ridgeview Global Studies Academy

Ridgeview Global Studies Academy serves 845 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the FL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 57%.
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy operates within the Polk School District.

Overview

The student population of 845 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 845 students
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Total Students (2001-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2001-2012)
Students by Grade Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.90. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2001-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy American Indian (2011-2012)
Asian
3%
2%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Asian (2001-2012)
Hispanic
43%
28%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
11%
23%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Black (2001-2012)
White
36%
43%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy White (2001-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Sch Ethnicity Ridgeview Global Studies Academy 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.
0.68 0.90
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Diversity Score (2001-2012)
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.
48%
49%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2012)
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.
12%
8%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 106,398 students has grown by 12% over five years.
School District Name Polk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
160
20
Number of Students Managed 106,398 9,122
Polk School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $915 MM n/a
Polk School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $972 MM n/a
Polk School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,668 $0
Polk School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,270 $0
Polk School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Celebration High School (6.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Adolescent Residential Center (7.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Loughman Oaks Elementary School (4.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Davenport Four Corners Charter School
    Charter School
    9100 Teacher Ln
    Davenport , FL , 33897
    (407)787-4300
    Charter School
    3.8  mi  |  1062  students  |  Gr.  KG-8
  • Davenport Loughman Oaks Elementary School
    4600 Hwy 1792 North
    Davenport , FL , 33837
    (863)421-3309
    4.7  mi  |  930  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Kissimmee Westside K-8 Elementary School
    2551 Westside Blvd
    Kissimmee , FL , 34746
    (407)390-1748
    5.1  mi  |  1351  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Davenport Horizons Elementary School
    1700 Forest Lake Dr
    Davenport , FL , 33837
    (863)419-3430
    5.4  mi  |  795  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Celebration Celebration High School
    1807 Celebration Blvd
    Celebration , FL , 34747
    (321)939-6600
    6.2  mi  |  1900  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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Polk County, FL 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 0.23, which is lower than the Florida average of 0.9. The most diverse school district in Polk County is Cossatot River School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Florida or national school diversity statistics.