Ridgewood Middle School

2001 Ridgewood Dr,

Shreveport, LA, 71118-3396

Tel: (318)686-0383
Grades: 6-8

592 students

Ridgewood Middle School serves 592 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the LA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
Ridgewood Middle School operates within the Caddo Parish School District.

Overview

The student population of 592 students has grown by 22% over five years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 592 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 34 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is less than the state average of 0.57. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
6%
4%
Black
67%
48%
White
23%
45%
Unknown
3%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.50
0.57
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 64%
61%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
9%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 41,667 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name Caddo Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
66
n/a
Number of Students Managed 41,667
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Southwood High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Linwood Public Charter School (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Forest Hill Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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School Reviews

  • Recommended August 17, 2011 - Academically the school is average. Teacher and administration: (Excellent) Activities: Biotechnology, Advanced robotics, Art I, Art II, Football, Basketball, Track and Field, Choir, Band, Orchestra, Spanish, Computer lit., Journalism Awards: City champions in football, basketball, and track Facilities: (Above Average) Smart Boards in all classrooms, Computers in all classrooms, Clickers Parent involvement: (Low) Excellent School.... As a teacher I would personally send my own child to this school... - Posted by Teacher

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