Ashley Ridge High School

  • Ashley Ridge High School serves 2,201 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the SC average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 48%.
  • Ashley Ridge High School operates within the Dorchester 02 School District.
  • Dorchester 02 School District's 67% graduation rate is higher than the SC state average of 66%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2201 students has grown by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 123 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,201 students
Ashley Ridge High School Total Students (2009-2015)
Total Classroom Teachers 123 teachers
Ashley Ridge High School Total Teachers (2009-2015)
Students by Grade Ashley Ridge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (SC) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Ashley Ridge High School Student Teacher Ratio (2012-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Ashley Ridge High School Asian Students (2009-2015)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Ashley Ridge High School Black Students (2009-2015)
Black
26%
35%
Ashley Ridge High School Black Students (2009-2015)
White
67%
52%
Ashley Ridge High School White Students (2009-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ashley Ridge High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Ashley Ridge High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Ashley Ridge High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown SC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.49 0.42
Ashley Ridge High School Diversity Score (2009-2015)
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.
22%
50%
Ashley Ridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2009-2015)
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.
6%
6%
Ashley Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2009-2015)

District Comparison

  • Dorchester 02 School District's student population of 25,117 students has grown by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 67% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,047 in this district is less than the state average of $11,413. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,899 is less than the state average of $10,999. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Dorchester 02 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
6
Number of Students Managed 25,117 3,454
Dorchester 02 School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 67% 66%
Dorchester 02 School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $220 MM $39 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $217 MM $38 MM
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,047 $11,413
Dorchester 02 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,899 $10,999
Dorchester 02 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, SC Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

4  2/25/2017
I have been attending Ashley ridge for about 2 years now and I have heard of many fights that have happened. The school goes onto lockdown when there is a fight and the administration makes you feel safe to come to school after a fight. If there is a fight the administration and police break it up quickly. The teachers care about us and are always there to help us during lunch and most days after school. If you ever need someone to talk to about issues in your life the teachers are there and they don't judge you. The school provides many different things for everyone to do. There's different music, art, science, math, English, history, JROTC, and much more. I personally feel safe and loved at Ashley ridge. I would definitely say that this school is better than the rest of the DD2 schools.
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