Ridgeway High School



Ridgeway High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgeway 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
9 322
10 329
11 290
12 254

Ridgeway High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Memphis, TN. It has 1,195 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridgeway High School is the 89th largest public high school in Tennessee and the 4,813th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,195
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 62.6

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Ridgeway High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 603
(50%)
18,257
(50%)
 Male 592
(50%)
18,112
(50%)

Ridgeway High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,088
(91%)
29,258
(80%)
 Hispanic 55
(5%)
3,276
(9%)
 White 30
(3%)
2,565
(7%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
612
(2%)
 Asian 8
(1%)
618
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
28
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
12
(0%)

Ridgeway High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 945
(79%)
28,220
(78%)
 Not Eligible 250
(21%)
8,149
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridgeway High School is ranked 22nd out of 410 ranked schools in Tennessee, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgeway High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (79.1%) 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.

Ridgeway High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2013 1088
2014 1207
2015 1195

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2013 N/A
2014 22.1
2015 19.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2013 0.6875
2014 0.71913835956918
2015 0.7907949790795

Compare Ridgeway High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,487.3% 14.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,910.0% 19.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 52.4%
 
This School 79.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,195 19.1:1  
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Memphis Junior Academy
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Private PK - 12 65 11:1 4 miles
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