Ridgway Area High School

1403 Hill St, Ridgway, PA 15853 | (814) 773-3164
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 336
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School Description

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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 1403 Hill St PO Box 447, Ridgway, PA 15853
  • Principal or Admin: Heather Vargas
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details
  • Ridgway Area School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $11,171
  • Graduation Rate: 94.8%
  • Dropout Rate: 1.9%
  • Students Per Teacher: 12.5
  • Enrolled Students: 992

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 336
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 170 (50.6%)
  • Females: 166 (49.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (11.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 85 (25.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 122 (36.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Ridgway Area High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black20.6%
Asian30.9%
Hispanic20.6%
White32897.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Ridgway Area High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade8625.6%
10th Grade10631.5%
11th Grade8124.1%
12th Grade6318.8%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
34.0%
District:
40.7%
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
86.8%
District:
84.6%
Dropout Rate
School:
1.8%
District:
1.2%
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
School:
71.4%
District:
71.4%
State:
72.6%
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
School:
61.9%
District:
61.9%
State:
69.4%
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Ridgway Area High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP
SAT Exam Performance (2010)
Verbal Average Score: 465.6
Math Average Score: 482.9
Writing Average Score: 462.9

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.8%74.0%59.6%
200945.9%45.9%55.6%
200852.8%52.1%55.9%
 
Reading Test
201077.6%77.7%67.2%
200962.3%62.3%65.2%
200856.9%56.2%64.7%
 
Science Test
201041.3%42.0%39.8%
200937.7%37.7%39.7%
200830.4%30.0%35.7%
 
Writing Test
201085.2%85.3%80.7%
2009---
200872.2%72.2%85.8%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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