Ridgeview Global Studies Academy

  • Ridgeview Global Studies Academy serves 1,257 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Ridgeview Global Studies Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

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Ridgeview Global Studies Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Ridgeview Global Studies Academy's student population of 1,257 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 1383% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgeview Global Studies Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,633 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Ridgeview Global Studies Academy is 0.64, 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)
Overall Testing Rank#843 out of 3633 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
40%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
45%
38%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.640.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
50%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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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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