Ripley High School

254 Jefferson

Ripley, TN 38063-1744

Tel: (731)635-2642
Grades: 9-12

904 students

Ripley High School serves 904 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 34%.
Ripley High School operates within the Lauderdale County School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the TN state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 904 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 904 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Students by Grade Ripley High School 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 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Ripley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
1%
7%
Black
49%
24%
White
47%
66%
All Ethnic Groups Ripley High School Sch Ethnicity Ripley 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.
0.54 0.25
Ripley High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
71%
48%
Ripley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
10%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,671 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
8
Number of Students Managed 4,671 3,353
Graduation Rate 69% 80%
Lauderdale County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $37 MM $28 MM
Lauderdale County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $36 MM $28 MM
Lauderdale County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,824 $8,477
Lauderdale County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,570 $8,379
Lauderdale County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Halls High School (12.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lauderdale Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Ripley Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • RipleyNew Beginnings Child Development Center
    313 South Washington St
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-6480
    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • RipleyRipley Elementary School
    100 Hwy 19 East
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)221-3066
    0.8 mi | 762 students | Gr. 3-5                      
  • RipleyLauderdale Middle School
    309 Charles Griggs
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-1391
    1.1 mi | 735 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • RipleyRipley Primary
    225 Volz
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-0691
    1.3 mi | 843 students | Gr. PK-3                      
  • HallsHalls Junior High School
    800 West Tigrett
    HallsTN 38040
    (731)836-5579
    12.3 mi | 209 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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Tennessee 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 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Tennessee is Murfreesboro School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.