Ridgeview Global Studies Academy

  • Ridgeview Global Studies Academy serves 853 students in grades KG-5.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 60%.
  • Ridgeview Global Studies Academy operates within the Polk School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 853 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 89% over five years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students853 students
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Total Students (2001-2015)
Gender %Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Total Teachers (2001-2015)
Students by GradeRidgeview Global Studies Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(FL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ration/a16:1
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2001-2015)
Asian
2%
3%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
43%
31%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Black Students (2001-2015)
Black
10%
23%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Black Students (2001-2015)
White
44%
40%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy White Students (2001-2015)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsRidgeview Global Studies Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownFL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.620.70
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Diversity Score (2001-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
54%
53%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2001-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
5%
Ridgeview Global Studies Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Polk School District's student population of 99,723 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,435 in this district is less than the state average of $11,888. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,719 is less than the state average of $12,571. The district spending/student has grown by 7% over four years.
School District NamePolk School District
Number of Schools
Managed
162
22
Number of Students Managed99,72310,184
Polk School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$915 MM$132 MM
Polk School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$942 MM$140 MM
Polk School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$9,435$11,888
Polk School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$9,719$12,571
Polk School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  7/19/2016
Hi Ridgeview Global Studies i am a student of RGSA my name is Asiyah Wetzel u probably recognize my name I have been in RGSA since 4th and 5th grd going into 6th in RGSA this school is a great environment and and i have been learning more and more in this school P.S. I hope this school builds a High School Love, Asiyah Wetzel
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