Ridgewood High School

7650 Orchid Lake Rd, New Port Richey, FL 34653 | (727) 774-3900
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,905
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3.5 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Pasco County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,403
  • Graduation Rate: 65.9%
  • Dropout Rate: 2.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 15.5
  • Enrolled Students: 67,147

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,905
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 96.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 914 (48.0%)
  • Females: 940 (49.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 219 (11.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 901 (47.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,120 (58.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ridgewood High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian110.6%
Black562.9%
Asian301.6%
Hispanic23412.3%
White1,52379.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ridgewood High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade10.05%
8th Grade10.05%
9th Grade68035.7%
10th Grade46124.2%
11th Grade44723.5%
12th Grade31516.5%
Graduation and Dropouts (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
74.0%
District:
80.0%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.3%
District:
1.1%
State:
2.0%
Teacher Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree
School:
79.2%
District:
69.2%
State:
65.3%
Percent of Teachers with a Ph.D.
School:
1.0%
District:
0.2%
State:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Non-Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.6%
State:
4.8%
Percent of Classes Taught By Teachers (Out-of-Field) of Their Background
School:
0.8%
State:
4.8%
Source: FL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3.5

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3.5 out of 5 | 7 Reviews
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7 reviews for Ridgewood High School

  • Reviewed by Teacher on March 29, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • An honest opinion: This school is the lowest of the low. It is ranked a D school, has a low graduation rate, majorily comprised of spanish and white race, with alot of physical altercations(up to 8 a day) between students and also students and teachers. I wouldn't advise one to send their kid there as there's constant drug circulation and violence. Note that the drugs are common among all grades, and kids as young as 14 are participating in them. Not to mention in the 08-09 school year a senior was murdered (shot and left in a dumpster) at the school. NOT A GOOD SCHOOL.
  • Reviewed by Former Student on November 28, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I feel this school does not help kids with special needs. They put them in a class and dont attempt to teach them anything after fifth grade level. The kids there are rude and like to fight. If you are not popular you do not fit in to the school. The school needs to make programs to help students in need. OJT is not an effitive way in dealing with learning disabiltys!!!!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on June 12, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Great school. My son loved it. The teachers are great and willing to go out of their way to help your child be productive.
  • Reviewed by Student on June 04, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school no longer serves 6th through 12th it's only 9th through 12th now
  • Reviewed by Student on March 16, 2009
  • Rating: 2 (2 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • the kids here are rude and think they're better than anyone else. there is always fighting before, during and after school hours. it is rated a D school. Many of the teachers don't have control of their students. kids sneak around and break the rules all the time. There is a no cell phone rule, but people use their cell phones. The campus is clean for the most part. except for the unbearable amount of gum under the desks. Unless you fit in 100% and are rude, you have to deal with evil glares and rude remarks. you would think that teachers and other staff members could put a stop to this, except that 99.9% of them think they're all big and bad and act about as immature as the kids.
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 11, 2008
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • CAMPUS IS CLEAN , PATROLED AND MONITORED ..... VERY FREINDLY STAFF CAN ANSWER ALMOST ANY QUESTIONS I ASKED .... THE SPORT PROGRAMS ARE GREAT ALOT OF INVOLVEMENT FROM ALL
    STAFF AS WELL AS STUDENTS

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