East Ridge High School

  • East Ridge High School serves 853 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤5% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • East Ridge High School's student population of 853 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students853 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • East Ridge High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of East Ridge High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank#562 out of 573 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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Asian
2%
2%
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Hispanic
25%
10%
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Black
32%
22%
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White
41%
63%
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Diversity Score0.670.55
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Graduation Rate
81%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamilton County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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