Ridgeview Charter School

Ridgeview Charter School serves 912 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 56%.
Ridgeview Charter School operates within the Fulton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 912 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 7% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 912 students
Ridgeview Charter School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 74 teachers
Ridgeview Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ridgeview Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 is more than the state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Ridgeview Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
3%
Ridgeview Charter School Asian (1994-2012)
Hispanic
42%
12%
Ridgeview Charter School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
22%
37%
Ridgeview Charter School Black (1994-2012)
White
28%
44%
Ridgeview Charter School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ridgeview Charter School Sch Ethnicity Ridgeview Charter 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.
0.70 0.66
Ridgeview Charter School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
52%
51%
Ridgeview Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
2%
7%
Ridgeview Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 97,950 students has grown by 10% over five years.
School District Name Fulton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
103
5
Number of Students Managed 97,950 3,298
District Total Revenue $1,043 MM $34 MM
Fulton County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $1,129 MM $36 MM
Fulton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $11,816 $9,939
District Spending / Student $12,789 $10,367
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Chamblee Charter High School (3.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kittredge Magnet School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is High Point Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Atlanta High Point Elementary School
    520 Greenland Rd Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30342
    (404)843-7716
    0.8  mi  |  809  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Atlanta Montgomery Elementary School
    3995 Ashford Dunwoody Rd Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30319
    (678)676-7502
    1.6  mi  |  630  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Atlanta Lake Forest Elementary School
    5920 Sandy Springs Circlene
    Atlanta , GA , 30328
    (404)256-8740
    1.7  mi  |  843  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Atlanta Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Kittredge Magnet School
    Magnet School
    1663 East Nancy Creek Dr Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30319
    (678)874-6602
    Magnet School
    2.4  mi  |  419  students  |  Gr.  4-6
  • Atlanta Dekalb Path Academy Charter School
    Charter School
    3007 Hermance Dr Ne
    Atlanta , GA , 30319
    (404)846-3242
    Charter School
    2.4  mi  |  345  students  |  Gr.  5-8

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