Ridgefield High School



Ridgefield High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgefield 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
9 418
10 422
11 428
12 425

Ridgefield High School is a public high school of the Ridgefield School District located in Ridgefield, CT. It has 1,693 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridgefield High School is the 11th largest public high school in Connecticut and the 2,594th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,693
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 135.58

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Ridgefield High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 848
(50%)
860
(50%)
 Female 845
(50%)
853
(50%)

Ridgefield High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,490
(88%)
1,507
(88%)
 Hispanic 88
(5%)
89
(5%)
 Asian 82
(5%)
83
(5%)
 Two or More 20
(1%)
20
(1%)
 Black 12
(1%)
13
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ridgefield High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,633
(96%)
1,647
(96%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 60
(4%)
66
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridgefield High School is ranked 194th out of 321 ranked schools in Connecticut, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgefield High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (3.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 35.5%. 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.

Ridgefield High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1259
2006 1748
2007 1751
2008 1781
2009 1753
2010 1758
2011 1772
2012 1759
2013 1784
2014 1744
2015 1693

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 14.9
2007 13.9
2008 12.8
2009 13.9
2010 14.1
2011 14.6
2012 14.1
2013 14.2
2014 14.3
2015 12.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.014297061159651
2006 0.013157894736842
2007 0.011993146773272
2008 0.019090398652442
2009 0.025099828864803
2010 0.025597269624573
2011 0.033860045146727
2012 0.03695281409892
2013 0.031390134529148
2014 0.034403669724771
2015 0.035440047253396

Compare Ridgefield High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,124.5% 11.2:1
 
1,250.0% 12.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 3.5%
 
State Average 35.5%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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