East Ridge High School



East Ridge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

East 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
9 256
10 199
11 193
12 165

East Ridge High School is a public high school of the Hamilton County School District located in Chattanooga, TN. It has 813 students in grades 9th through 12th. East Ridge High School is the 159th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 7,297th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.4 to 1.

Total Students: 813
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.9
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,297th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Tennessee: 159th out of 433
Student/Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 174th out of 423
Full Time Teacher Rank in Tennessee: 152nd out of 423

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East Ridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 448
(55%)
7,284
(50%)
 Female 365
(45%)
7,416
(50%)

East Ridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 352
(43%)
8,973
(61%)
 Black 265
(33%)
4,121
(28%)
 Hispanic 173
(21%)
1,097
(7%)
 Asian 19
(2%)
365
(2%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
103
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
15
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
26
(0%)

East Ridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 685
(84%)
6,662
(45%)
 Not Eligible 128
(16%)
8,038
(55%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

East Ridge High School is ranked 68th out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of East Ridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

East Ridge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 902
2006 886
2007 871
2008 853
2009 853
2010 828
2011 820
2012 835
2013 825
2014 808
2015 813

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20
2006 13.9
2007 15.3
2008 14.5
2009 15.5
2010 14.9
2011 15.5
2012 15.5
2013 15.6
2014 14.6
2015 15.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.48115299334812
2006 0.48306997742664
2007 0.49712973593571
2008 0.50058616647128
2009 0.55451348182884
2010 0.6207729468599
2011 0.79634146341463
2012 0.77844311377246
2013 0.79151515151515
2014 0.84158415841584
2015 0.84255842558426

Compare East Ridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,540.0% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 84.3%
 

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