Ripley High School

  • Ripley High School serves 903 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TN average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 35%.
  • Ripley High School operates within the Lauderdale County School District.
  • Lauderdale County School District's 86% graduation rate is higher than the TN state average of 84%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 903 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 903 students
Ripley High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Ripley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Ripley High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Ripley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 is more than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Ripley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
2%
Ripley High School Asian Students (2010-2011)
Hispanic
3%
8%
Ripley High School Black Students (1999-2015)
Black
53%
22%
Ripley High School Black Students (1989-2015)
White
44%
65%
Ripley High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ripley High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Ripley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown TN 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.
0.53 0.27
Ripley High 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.
n/a n/a
Ripley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2013)
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.
n/a n/a
Ripley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2013)

District Comparison

  • Lauderdale County School District's student population of 4,541 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,424 is higher than the state average of $9,003. The district revenue/student has grown by 20% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,780 is less than the state average of $9,420. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Lauderdale County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
8
Number of Students Managed 4,541 3,513
Lauderdale County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 84%
Lauderdale County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $32 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $41 MM $33 MM
Lauderdale County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,424 $9,003
Lauderdale County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,780 $9,420
Lauderdale County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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    0.8 miles
    100 Highway 19, East Av
    RipleyTN 38063
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    1.1 miles
    309 Charles Griggs Av
    RipleyTN 38063
    (731)635-1391
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  • RipleyRipley Primary
    Grades: PK-2 | 778 students
    1.3 miles
    225 Volz Rd
    RipleyTN 38063
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