Victory Ridge Academy

  • Victory Ridge Academy serves 230 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (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 20-24% (which is lower than the Florida state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Victory Ridge Academy 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 student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Florida state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Victory Ridge Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

  • Victory Ridge Academy's student population of 230 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students230 students
This chart display total students of Victory Ridge Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Victory Ridge Academy
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Victory Ridge Academy by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Victory Ridge Academy by grade.

School Comparison

  • Victory Ridge Academy 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 Victory Ridge Academy is 0.65, 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#3438 out of 3633 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Victory Ridge Academy, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio7:116:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of Asian public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
32%
33%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
17%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
47%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of White public school students in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Victory Ridge Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in FL.
Diversity Score0.650.70
This chart display the diversity score of Victory Ridge Academy and the public school average diversity score of Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Victory Ridge Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Florida by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePolk School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lake Wales Lake Wales Senior High School Magnet School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,566 student
    0.1 miles
    1 Highlander Way
    Lake Wales, FL 33853
    (863) 678-4222
    0.1 9-12 1,566
  • Lake Wales Spook Hill Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 650 students
    0.4 miles
    321 Dr Ja Wiltshire Ave E
    Lake Wales, FL 33853
    (863) 678-4262
    0.4 PK-5 650
  • Lake Wales Janie Howard Wilson School Charter School
    Grades: PK-5 | 403 students
    0.9 miles
    306 Florida Ave
    Lake Wales, FL 33853
    (863) 678-4211
    0.9 PK-5 403
  • Lake Wales Roosevelt Academy Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 288 students
    1.0 miles
    115 E St
    Lake Wales, FL 33853
    (863) 678-4252
    1.0 6-12 288
  • Lake Wales Polk Avenue Elementary School Charter School
    Grades: PK-5 | 522 students
    1.3 miles
    110 Polk Ave E
    Lake Wales, FL 33853
    (863) 678-4244
    1.3 PK-5 522

School Reviews

Review Victory Ridge Academy. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn about whether or not public school students are prepared to enter into the "real world" upon graduation, and how schools are changing their curriculum to meet changing economic needs.
Many school districts are hiking up the price of school lunches this year. We’ll take a look at some of the reasons for the trend, including the child nutritional bill that President Obama signed into law last year.
There is no denying that being a public school teacher has its challenges, but some are more apparent than others. Keep reading to learn about the top ten challenges facing public school teachers this year.