Ridgedale Alternative School

  • Ridgedale Alternative School serves 76 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤20% (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 21-39% (which is approximately equal to the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Ridgedale Alternative School's student population of 76 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 21% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students76 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgedale Alternative School's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgedale Alternative School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. 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#129 out of 573 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio3:116:1
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
4%
10%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
57%
63%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.550.28
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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 NameKnox County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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