Ridgewood Community High School

7500 W Montrose Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Ridgewood Community High School serves 860 students in grades 9-12.
Ridgewood Community High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois 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 20-24% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is approximately equal to the Illinois state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Ridgewood Community High School's student population of 860 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students860 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridgewood Community High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ridgewood Community High School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1861 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
6%
5%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
69%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.470.68
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Graduation Rate
93%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
11%
27%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgewood CHSD 234 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ridgewood Community High School is Taft High School (2.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is J Giles Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Harwood Heights J Giles Elementary School Math: 33% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 5-8 | 478 students
    0.2 miles
    4251 N Oriole Ave
    Harwood Heights, IL 60706
    (708) 583-2068
    0.2 5-8 478
  • Harwood Heights Union Ridge Elementary School Math: 46% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 662 students
    0.9 miles
    4600 N Oak Park Ave
    Harwood Heights, IL 60706
    (708) 867-5822
    0.9 PK-8 662
  • Harwood Heights J Leigh Elementary School Math: 37% | Reading: 55%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-4 | 614 students
    1.0 miles
    8151 W Lawrence Ave
    Harwood Heights, IL 60706
    (708) 456-8848
    1 PK-4 614
  • Chicago Bridge Elementary School Math: 35% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-8 | 1,115 student
    1.1 miles
    3800 N New England
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 534-3718
    1.1 PK-8 1,115
  • Chicago Canty Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-8 | 855 students
    1.1 miles
    3740 N Panama Ave
    Chicago, IL 60634
    (773) 534-1238
    1.1 PK-8 855

School Reviews

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