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
9 417
10 350
11 363
12 340

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 1,470 students in grades 9th through 12th. Vista Ridge High School is the 64th largest public high school in Colorado and the 3,470th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 66
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,470th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Colorado: 64th out of 501
Student/Teacher Rank in Colorado: 433rd out of 496
Full Time Teacher Rank in Colorado: 83rd out of 496

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Vista Ridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 760
(52%)
4,281
(49%)
 Female 710
(48%)
4,493
(51%)

Vista Ridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 879
(60%)
4,596
(52%)
 Hispanic 311
(21%)
2,962
(34%)
 Black 111
(8%)
509
(6%)
 Two or More 104
(7%)
436
(5%)
 Asian 50
(3%)
152
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(1%)
41
(0%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
78
(1%)

Vista Ridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,130
(77%)
4,808
(55%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 257
(17%)
3,069
(35%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(6%)
897
(10%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Vista Ridge High School is ranked 101st out of 485 ranked schools in Colorado, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Vista Ridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.1%) is lower than the state average of 36.7%. 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
2013 1230
2014 1338
2015 1470

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
2013 20.6
2014 21.5
2015 22.3

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
2013 0.20406504065041
2014 0.21898355754858
2015 0.2312925170068

Compare Vista Ridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,761.6% 17.6:1
 
2,230.0% 22.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.1%
 
State Average 36.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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