Heather Ridge Middle School

  • Heather Ridge Middle School serves 15 students in grades 7-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 1:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Heather Ridge Middle School's student population of 15 students has grown by 1400% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students15 students
This chart display total students of Heather Ridge Middle School by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Heather Ridge Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Heather Ridge Middle School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Heather Ridge Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Student : Teacher Ratio1:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Heather Ridge Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
Hispanic
20%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Heather Ridge Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
Black
20%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Heather Ridge Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
40%
37%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Heather Ridge Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
20%
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Heather Ridge Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.730.72
This chart display the diversity score of Heather Ridge Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Heather Ridge Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 1998-99 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1998-1999)
7%
6%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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