Ridge Technical College

Ridge Technical College serves 112 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Ridge Technical College's student population of 112 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students112 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Ridge Technical College is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (FL)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
21-39%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridge Technical College and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ridge Technical College and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
9%
22%
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White
50%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.70
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Graduation Rate
≤20%
86%
This chart display graduation rate of Ridge Technical College and public school graduation rate of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ridge Technical College and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridge Technical College 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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Ridge Technical College is Ridge Teen Parent Program (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Winter Haven Ridge Teen Parent Program Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 43 students
    0.0 miles
    7700 Lucerne Park Rd
    Winter Haven, FL 33881
    (863) 299-2512
    0 6-12 43
  • Haines City Alta Vista Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 730 students
    1.8 miles
    801 Scenic Hwy S
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863) 421-3235
    1.8 PK-5 730
  • Haines City Daniel Jenkins Academy Of Technology Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 46% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 508 students
    2.3 miles
    701 Ledwith Ave
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863) 421-3267
    2.3 6-8 508
  • Lakeland Polk Virtual Franchise
    Grades: 6-12
    2.3 miles
    900 Lowry Ave
    Lakeland, FL 33801
    (863) 419-3342
    2.3 6-12 n/a
  • Haines City Shelley S. Boone Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,045 student
    2.9 miles
    225 22nd St S
    Haines City, FL 33844
    (863) 421-3302
    2.9 6-8 1,045

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