Vista Ridge High School



Vista Ridge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Vista Ridge High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 354
10 299
11 260
12 282

Vista Ridge High School is a public high school of the Falcon, School District No. 49, in the County of El Paso and located in Colorado Springs, CO. It has 1,195 students in grades 9th through 12th. Vista Ridge High School is the 92nd largest public high school in Colorado and the 4,686th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,195
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.25

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Vista Ridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 657
(55%)
2,523
(53%)
 Female 538
(45%)
2,197
(47%)

Vista Ridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 702
(59%)
3,107
(66%)
 Hispanic 243
(20%)
804
(17%)
 Black 125
(10%)
372
(8%)
 Two or More 60
(5%)
229
(5%)
 Asian 55
(5%)
155
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)

Vista Ridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 984
(82%)
3,969
(84%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 160
(13%)
543
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(4%)
208
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Vista Ridge High School is ranked 143rd out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Ridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (17.7%) is lower than the state average of 35.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Vista Ridge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2008 602
2009 896
2010 1105
2011 1147
2012 1195

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2008 19.7
2009 19.3
2010 20.4
2011 22.7
2012 22.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2008 0.14950166112957
2009 0.16294642857143
2010 0.15927601809955
2011 0.15780296425458
2012 0.1765690376569

Compare Vista Ridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
2,240.0% 22.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 17.7%
 
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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