Ridgewood Middle School

  • Ridgewood Middle School serves 747 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the LA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Ridgewood Middle School operates within the Caddo Parish School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 747 students has grown by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students747 students
Ridgewood Middle School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Ridgewood Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
Ridgewood Middle School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeRidgewood Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(LA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
Ridgewood Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Ridgewood Middle School American Indian Students (2008-2010)
Asian
n/a
2%
Ridgewood Middle School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
5%
6%
Ridgewood Middle School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
82%
44%
Ridgewood Middle School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
13%
45%
Ridgewood Middle School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Ridgewood Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Ridgewood Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsRidgewood Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownLA 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.
0.310.61
Ridgewood Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
76%
58%
Ridgewood Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
5%
6%
Ridgewood Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Caddo Parish School District's student population of 40,314 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,694 in this district is less than the state average of $13,503. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $12,169 is less than the state average of $14,322. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameCaddo Parish School District
Number of Schools
Managed
64
4
Number of Students Managed40,3141,685
Caddo Parish School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$478 MM$30 MM
Caddo Parish School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$498 MM$31 MM
Caddo Parish School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$11,694$13,503
Caddo Parish School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$12,169$14,322
Caddo Parish School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  5/2/2015
Dear Sir, I just wanted to learn from if you also allow to have partnership with your school with other groups of youth. Regards Siyani
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5  8/17/2011
Academically the school is average. Teacher and administration: (Excellent) Activities: Biotechnology, Advanced robotics, Art I, Art II, Football, Basketball, Track and Field, Choir, Band, Orchestra, Spanish, Computer lit., Journalism Awards: City champions in football, basketball, and track Facilities: (Above Average) Smart Boards in all classrooms, Computers in all classrooms, Clickers Parent involvement: (Low) Excellent School.... As a teacher I would personally send my own child to this school...
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