Ridgewood High School

7650 Orchid Lake Rd
New Port Richey, FL 34653
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Ridgewood High School serves 1,066 students in grades 9-12.
Ridgewood High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Ridgewood High School's student population of 1,066 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 64 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,066 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridgewood High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Ridgewood High School is 0.57, 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
#3072 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:116:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
25%
33%
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Black
8%
22%
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White
60%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.570.70
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Graduation Rate
71%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePasco School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ridgewood High School is Fred K. Marchman Technical College (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Chasco Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Calusa Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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