Ridgeland High School



Ridgeland High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgeland 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
9 260
10 246
11 193
12 211
UG 10

Ridgeland High School is a public high school of the Madison County School District located in Ridgeland, MS. It has 920 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridgeland High School is the 57th largest public high school in Mississippi and the 6,501st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.2 to 1.

Total Students: 920
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.64

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Ridgeland High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 469
(51%)
2,095
(51%)
 Female 451
(49%)
1,986
(49%)

Ridgeland High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 596
(65%)
1,663
(41%)
 White 195
(21%)
2,140
(52%)
 Hispanic 83
(9%)
111
(3%)
 Asian 37
(4%)
143
(4%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ridgeland High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 440
(48%)
1,180
(29%)
 Not Eligible 368
(40%)
2,579
(64%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 112
(12%)
267
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridgeland High School is ranked 61st out of 253 ranked schools in Mississippi, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgeland High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (60.0%) is slightly lower than the state average of 70.3%. 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.

Ridgeland High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 884
2006 834
2007 850
2008 872
2009 884
2010 866
2011 876
2012 890
2013 845
2014 856
2015 920

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.9
2006 14.8
2007 14.3
2008 14.7
2009 15
2010 15.8
2011 16.6
2012 17.3
2013 15.2
2014 16.2
2015 18.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.30316742081448
2006 0.31294964028777
2007 0.31294117647059
2008 0.34518348623853
2009 0.39366515837104
2010 0.47228637413395
2011 0.51712328767123
2012 0.54157303370787
2013 0.55029585798817
2014 0.59345794392523
2015 0.6

Compare Ridgeland High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,455.1% 14.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,820.0% 18.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 60.0%
 
State Average 70.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

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Public 09 - 12 920 18.2:1  
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Ms School for the Blind High School
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Public 01 - 12 56 2.4:1 8 miles
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