Ridge Community High School

500 West Orchid Dr, Davenport, FL 33837 | (863) 419-3315
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,884
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 500 Orchid Dr, Davenport, FL 33837
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Polk County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $10,826
  • Graduation Rate: 68.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.8
  • Enrolled Students: 94,530

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,884
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 100.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 962 (51.1%)
  • Females: 872 (46.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 202 (10.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 860 (45.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,062 (56.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ridge Community High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ridge Community High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade57130.3%
10th Grade46024.4%
11th Grade50726.9%
12th Grade34618.4%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
Dropout Rate
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Ridge Community High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on February 25, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • First of all, this school is beautiful from the outside but rotten from the inside. We recently move to polk county and I'm so disappointed with the high schools in the area. When I went to this school to enrolled my kid. I said to my daughter it looks like a good school. But when she started complaining I said well she'll get use to it. But then she said to me that she was feeling that she was wasting her time and that she wanted another school, I ask her what was wrong, And she said , Well the teacher dont do anything, they students dont respect the teachers, the (...) was just there for decoration. I was impressed. If all of you would hear her experience in this school you will go today and withdrawa your child. And please If some one of the Board of education reads this, please review personally this school. It's not fair for the students. I had to take my daughter to Florida Virtual School because she refuse to go back there. Oh and the lunch sucks! PLEASE! DO and AUDITORY to this school. And change the administration for one that could manage those kids & teachers.
  • Reviewed by Student on September 26, 2007
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is one of the best in the area. From campus, athletics, clubs, and academics. Ridge Community has much to offer. Being a junior in this school I am doing very well thanks to the teachers, the extra help, and most of all the guidance. The Principal is best principal even though these are her first years in the position she is doing an awesome job. she does not only look at one particular thing she looks at the picture as a whole. GO BOLTS

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