Ridge View High School



Ridge View High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge View 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
9 404
10 429
11 376
12 395

Ridge View High School is a public high school of the Richland 02 School District located in Columbia, SC. It has 1,604 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridge View High School is the 38th largest public high school in South Carolina and the 2,819th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,604
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 97.6

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Ridge View High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 805
(50%)
3,865
(49%)
 Male 799
(50%)
4,028
(51%)

Ridge View High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,204
(75%)
4,886
(62%)
 White 275
(17%)
2,245
(28%)
 Hispanic 54
(3%)
392
(5%)
 Asian 34
(2%)
221
(3%)
 Two or More 32
(2%)
120
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 3
(0%)
12
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
17
(0%)

Ridge View High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,004
(63%)
4,574
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 454
(28%)
2,665
(34%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 146
(9%)
654
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridge View High School is ranked 70th out of 0 ranked schools in South Carolina, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge View High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.4%) is lower than the state average of 51.1%. 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 View High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1622
2006 1663
2007 1787
2008 1957
2009 1980
2010 1999
2011 2025
2012 1604

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.2
2006 12.1
2007 15.9
2008 16.2
2009 16.3
2010 16.6
2011 16.7
2012 16.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19667077681874
2006 0.26398075766687
2007 0.19977616116396
2008 0.20950434338273
2009 0.2479797979798
2010 0.28014007003502
2011 0.29728395061728
2012 0.37406483790524

Compare Ridge View High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,468.1% 14.7:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,640.0% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,604 16.4:1  
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