Ridgeland High School

  • Ridgeland High School serves 922 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 12% (which is lower than the Mississippi state average of 37%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 53% (which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the Mississippi state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 80% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Mississippi state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Ridgeland High School's student population of 922 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students922 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgeland High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgeland High School is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MS)
Overall School Rank#455 out of 840 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:116:1
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Asian
3%
1%
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Hispanic
9%
4%
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Black
67%
49%
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White
20%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridgeland High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MS.
Diversity Score0.510.31
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Graduation Rate
81%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
70%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMadison Co Dist School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgeland Madison Co Pre School
    Grades: Inquire with school | 78 students
    0.9 miles
    476 Highland Colony Parkway
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601)853-1326
    0.9 Inquire with school 78
  • Ridgeland Olde Towne Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 685 students
    0.9 miles
    210 Sunnybrook Road
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601)898-8730
    0.9 6-8 685
  • Madison Madison Central High School
    Grades: 10-12 | 1331 students
    1.7 miles
    1417 Highland Colony Parkway
    Madison, MS 39110
    (601)856-7121
    1.7 10-12 1331
  • Madison Rosa Scott School
    Grades: 9 | 420 students
    1.7 miles
    200 Crawford Street
    Madison, MS 39110
    (601)605-0054
    1.7 9 420
  • Ridgeland Highland Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 710 students
    1.9 miles
    330 Brame Road
    Ridgeland, MS 39157
    (601)853-8103
    1.9 3-5 710

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