Ridgewood Community High School

Ridgewood Community High School serves 819 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the IL average of 15:1.
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 819 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 819 students
Ridgewood Community High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Ridgewood Community High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ridgewood Community High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 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 17:1 15:1
Ridgewood Community High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
4%
Ridgewood Community High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
15%
23%
Ridgewood Community High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
Ridgewood Community High School Black (1997-2012)
White
78%
50%
Ridgewood Community High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ridgewood Community High School Sch Ethnicity Ridgewood Community High 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.
0.37 0.30
Ridgewood Community High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
10% 23%
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.
11% 26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 863 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
School District Name Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 863 949
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District Graduation Rate (1995-2002)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $10 MM
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $33 MM $10 MM
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,785 $10,546
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $34,778 $10,416
Ridgewood Chsd 234 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Norridge J Giles Elementary School
    4251 North Oriole Ave
    Norridge , IL 60706
    (708)453-4847
    0.2  mi  |  492  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Harwood Heights Union Ridge Elementary School
    4600 North Oak Park Ave
    Harwood Heights , IL 60706
    (708)867-5822
    0.9  mi  |  601  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Norridge J Leigh Elementary School
    8151 West Lawrence Ave
    Norridge , IL 60706
    (708)456-8848
    1  mi  |  462  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Chicago Bridge Elementary School
    3800 North New England Ave
    Chicago , IL 60634
    (773)534-3718
    1.1  mi  |  993  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Chicago Canty Elementary School
    3740 North Panama Ave
    Chicago , IL 60634
    (773)534-1238
    1.1  mi  |  779  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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