Ridge Career Center



Ridge Career Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Career Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 9
10 29
11 65
12 160

Ridge Career Center is a public high school of the Polk School District located in Winter Haven, FL. It has 263 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridge Career Center is the 566th largest public high school in Florida and the 15,423rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 5.6 to 1.

Total Students: 263
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 47

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Ridge Career Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 158
(60%)
15,542
(51%)
 Female 105
(40%)
14,685
(49%)

Ridge Career Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 102
(39%)
14,263
(47%)
 Hispanic 99
(38%)
7,730
(26%)
 Black 50
(19%)
6,571
(22%)
 Two or More 8
(3%)
905
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(2%)
231
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
493
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
34
(0%)

Ridge Career Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 129
(49%)
13,075
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 128
(49%)
14,823
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 6
(2%)
2,329
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridge Career Center is ranked 571st out of 0 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Career Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 51.0%. 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.

Ridge Career Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 88
2006 142
2007 121
2008 150
2009 182
2010 154
2011 205
2012 263

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 2.3
2006 3.6
2007 3.2
2008 3.4
2009 4.8
2010 3.7
2011 4.5
2012 5.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.22727272727273
2006 0.26760563380282
2007 0.19834710743802
2008 0.26
2009 0.32417582417582
2010 0.42857142857143
2011 0.48292682926829
2012 0.50950570342205

Compare Ridge Career Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
560.0% 5.6:1
 
1,602.5% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 51.0%
 
State Average 51.0%
 

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Public 09 - 12 263 5.6:1  
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