Mesa Ridge High School



Mesa Ridge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mesa 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
9 355
10 315
11 329
12 309

Mesa Ridge High School is a public high school of the School District No. 3 in the County of El Paso and State of located in Colorado Springs, CO. It has 1,308 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mesa Ridge High School is the 79th largest public high school in Colorado and the 4,091st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.7 to 1.

Total Students: 1,308
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 66.41

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Mesa Ridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 658
(50%)
1,301
(49%)
 Male 650
(50%)
1,332
(51%)

Mesa Ridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 715
(55%)
1,400
(53%)
 Hispanic 290
(22%)
641
(24%)
 Black 168
(13%)
315
(12%)
 Two or More 85
(6%)
167
(6%)
 American Indian 22
(2%)
36
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 19
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Asian 9
(1%)
36
(1%)

Mesa Ridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 847
(65%)
1,646
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 367
(28%)
756
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 94
(7%)
231
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mesa Ridge High School is ranked 66th out of 0 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mesa Ridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (35.2%) is slightly 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.

Mesa Ridge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1185
2006 1211
2007 1230
2008 1255
2009 1257
2010 1293
2011 1281
2012 1308

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 17.9
2007 17.7
2008 17.8
2009 18.2
2010 19
2011 19.2
2012 19.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.070886075949367
2006 0.0024772914946325
2007 0.0040650406504065
2008 0.0047808764940239
2009 0.34049323786794
2010 0.35962877030162
2011 0.37548790007806
2012 0.35244648318043

Compare Mesa Ridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.5% 17.5:1
 
1,970.0% 19.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 35.2%
 
State Average 35.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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