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
9 249
10 201
11 197
12 188

East Ridge High School is a public high school of the Hamilton County School District located in Chattanooga, TN. It has 835 students in grades 9th through 12th. East Ridge High School is the 150th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 7,014th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 835
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.7

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East Ridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 438
(52%)
7,174
(50%)
 Female 397
(48%)
7,168
(50%)

East Ridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 417
(50%)
8,973
(63%)
 Black 256
(31%)
4,221
(29%)
 Hispanic 141
(17%)
740
(5%)
 Asian 15
(2%)
318
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
46
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
32
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
12
(0%)

East Ridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 571
(68%)
5,917
(41%)
 Not Eligible 185
(22%)
7,435
(52%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 79
(9%)
990
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

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

The percentage of East Ridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 51.6%. 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

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

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

Compare East Ridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 77.8%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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