Ridgedale Alternative School



Ridgedale Alternative School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgedale Alternative School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 3
2 1
3 2
4 8
5 4
6 12
7 7
8 17
9 4
10 5
11 7
12 14

Ridgedale Alternative School is a public high school of the Knox County School District located in Knoxville, TN. It has 84 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridgedale Alternative School is the 361st largest public high school in Tennessee and the 21,038th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 3.4 to 1.

Total Students: 84
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 3.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.9

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Ridgedale Alternative School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 75
(89%)
8,841
(51%)
 Female 9
(11%)
8,357
(49%)

Ridgedale Alternative School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 53
(63%)
13,531
(79%)
 Black 25
(30%)
2,473
(14%)
 Hispanic 3
(4%)
644
(4%)
 American Indian 2
(2%)
47
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
158
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
319
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
26
(0%)

Ridgedale Alternative School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 62
(74%)
5,848
(34%)
 Not Eligible 17
(20%)
10,349
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 5
(6%)
1,001
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridgedale Alternative School is ranked 337th out of 0 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgedale Alternative School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.8%) 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.

Ridgedale Alternative School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 44
2006 62
2007 52
2008 55
2009 76
2010 85
2011 109
2012 84

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 2.5
2006 3.2
2007 2
2008 2.2
2009 4.2
2010 3.3
2011 4.1
2012 3.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.70967741935484
2007 0.94230769230769
2008 0.92727272727273
2009 0.80263157894737
2010 0.96470588235294
2011 0.77064220183486
2012 0.79761904761905

Compare Ridgedale Alternative School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
340.0% 3.4:1
 
1,450.6% 14.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 51.6%
 
This School 79.8%
 

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