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 1
10 9
11 36
12 77

Ridge Career Center is a public high school of the Polk School District located in Winter Haven, FL. It has 123 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridge Career Center is the 720th largest public high school in Florida and the 19,568th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 3.2 to 1.

Total Students: 123
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 3.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 38
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,568th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Florida: 720th out of 1,137
Student/Teacher Rank in Florida: 31st out of 945
Full Time Teacher Rank in Florida: 456th out of 947

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Ridge Career Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 80
(65%)
16,585
(51%)
 Female 43
(35%)
16,169
(49%)

Ridge Career Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 53
(43%)
9,601
(29%)
 White 52
(42%)
14,543
(44%)
 Black 13
(11%)
6,808
(21%)
 Two or More 4
(3%)
981
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
211
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
573
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
37
(0%)

Ridge Career Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Not Eligible 96
(78%)
16,795
(51%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 27
(22%)
15,959
(49%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridge Career Center is ranked 810th out of 1,042 ranked schools in Florida, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Career Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (22.0%) is significantly lower than the state average of 52.9%. 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
2013 141
2014 123
2015 123

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
2013 3.4
2014 3.2
2015 3.2

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
2013 0.3758865248227
2014 0.22764227642276
2015 0.21951219512195

Compare Ridge Career Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
320.0% 3.2:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,661.3% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 22.0%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.9%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Ridge Career Center
Winter Haven, FL
Public 09 - 12 123 3.2:1  
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Private PK - 12 375 13:1 4 miles
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Public 11 - 12 293 32.6:1 5 miles
New Beginnings High School
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Public 06 - 12 419 26.2:1 6 miles
Winter Haven Senior High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,110 23.7:1 6 miles
Ridge Community High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,526 21.2:1 6 miles
Bethel Christian Academy
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Private PK - 09 110 12:1 6 miles
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Public 10 - 12 267 29.7:1 7 miles
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