Ridgewood Community High School

Ridgewood Community High School serves 791 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the IL average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 50%.
Ridgewood Community High School operates within the Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District.

Overview

The student population of 791 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 791 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.37 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
Hispanic
17%
24%
White
78%
50%
Two or more races
1%
3%
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.
0.37 0.30
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.
23%
45%
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.
n/a 6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 803 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
School District Name Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 803 932
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
District Total Revenue $15 MM $10 MM
District Spending $33 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $15,785 $10,546
District Spending / Student $34,778 $10,416
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Taft High School (2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Washington Elementary School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is J Giles Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Harwood HeightsJ Giles Elementary School
    4251 North Oriole Ave
    Harwood HeightsIL 60706
    (708)583-2068
    0.2 mi | 524 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Harwood HeightsUnion Ridge Elementary School
    4600 North Oak Park Ave
    Harwood HeightsIL 60706
    (708)867-5822
    0.9 mi | 596 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • Harwood HeightsJ Leigh Elementary School
    8151 West Lawrence Ave
    Harwood HeightsIL 60706
    (708)456-8848
    1 mi | 463 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoBridge Elementary School
    3800 North New England Ave
    ChicagoIL 60634
    (773)534-3718
    1.1 mi | 1021 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChicagoCanty Elementary School
    3740 North Panama Ave
    ChicagoIL 60634
    (773)534-1238
    1.1 mi | 796 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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