Ridgeland High School

2478 Happy Valley Rd
Rossville, GA 30741
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
4.00 5 1 (3 reviews)
Ridgeland High School serves 1,317 students in grades 9-12.
Ridgeland High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Ridgeland High School's student population of 1,317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridgeland High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ridgeland High School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1426 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
4%
15%
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Black
9%
37%
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White
82%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.320.69
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ridgeland High School is Lakeview-fort Oglethorpe High School (4.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chattanooga Valley Middle School (2.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stone Creek Elementary School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Rossville Stone Creek Elementary School Math: 24% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    1.0 miles
    1600 Happy Valley Rd
    Rossville, GA 30741
    (706) 866-3600
    1 PK-5 480
  • Rossville Rossville Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
    1.9 miles
    1250 Wilson Rd
    Rossville, GA 30741
    (706) 866-5901
    1.9 PK-5 492
  • Flintstone Chattanooga Valley Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    2.1 miles
    3420 Chattanooga Valley Rd
    Flintstone, GA 30725
    (706) 820-2511
    2.1 PK-5 530
  • Flintstone Chattanooga Valley Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 497 students
    2.9 miles
    847 Allgood Rd
    Flintstone, GA 30725
    (706) 820-0735
    2.9 6-8 497
  • Lookout Mountain Fairyland Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 289 students
    3.2 miles
    1306 Lula Lake Rd
    Lookout Mountain, GA 30750
    (706) 820-1171
    3.2 PK-5 289

School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
This is a great school with great programs. The teachers and staff obviously care about the students and want them to succeed IN SPITE of the superintendent who just wants higher graduation rates.
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5  
ITS A GOOD SCHOOL, THEY MESSED UP MY CLASSES AND WOULDNT CHANGE THEM WHEN I ATTEMPTED TO HAVE THEM CHANGED. BUT THE TEACHERS ARE GREAT!
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2  
I have grandchildren that attend this school and participate in sports. My grandson has had things stolen from him three times, the level of bullying is ungodly, and the good kids don't want to go to shcool there because of the crap they have to take from the trash that is allowed to attend there. Try harder to catch a thief and do something about the bullies, would you? I have given too much money to programs at that school for my grandchildren to be afraid to go to school or just not want to go because of the way other people are acting. There are drugs in the school and heads turn if you are a sport star. People are talking but never do anything. These are our kids, people, do something please.
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