Ridge Community High School

  • Ridge Community High School serves 2,643 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Florida state average of 61%.

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School Overview

  • Ridge Community High School's student population of 2,643 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,643 students
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Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridge Community High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridge Community High School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Overall School Rank#2750 out of 3,601 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
57%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:116:1
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
53%
32%
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Black
18%
22%
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White
26%
39%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridge Community High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.620.46
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Graduation Rate
85%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridge Community High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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