School Details

Ridgeland High School

Traditional Public School

586 Sunnybrook Road

Ridgeland, MS 39157

601-898-5023

Overview

Ridgeland High School serves 867 students in grades 9-12. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $13,333.

Grades

9

10

11

12

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$13,333/Child

Demographics

Ridgeland High School serves 867 students. This high-poverty school body is 12.23% White and 68.97% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 68
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 86%
In-Field: 100% 
Principals
Total: 4
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 867

By Grade:

  •       9: 231
  •       10: 213
  •       11: 213
  •       Other: 210

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 69%
  •       Hispanic: 14%
  •       White: 12%
  •       Other: 5%

District

Teachers
Total: 938
Student-Teacher Ratio: 7:1
Experienced: 86%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 53
Experienced: 98%

Students
Total Enrollment: 12,988

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 40
  •       Special Pre-K: 40
  •       K: 897
  •       Special K: 13
  •       Special Elementary: 122
  •       1: 959
  •       2: 901
  •       3: 960
  •       4: 903
  •       5: 944
  •       6: 1008
  •       7: 1057
  •       8: 1113
  •       9: 1034
  •       10: 1033
  •       11: 959
  •       12: 970
  •       Special Secondary: 35

Community

Madison County

Total Population: 106,272

  •       Males: 50,767
  •       Females: 55,505

Growth: 11.63%
Number of Households: 35,297
Median Income: $67,151

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 29,892 31,179 61,071 10%
Black or African American 18,690 21,993 40,683 11%
Asian-American 1,455 1,502 2,957 39%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 42 31 73 -22%
Native American and Alaska Native 182 184 366 -10%
Hispanic American 1,645 1,689 3,334 19%
Two or more races 506 616 1,122 74%


Performance

Graduate Outcomes

High School Graduation Rate: 89.54%
Post Secondary Enrollment Rate: 72%
Labor Force Participation Rate: 68%

ACT

Composite Average: 17.1 (2021)
Number of Students Taking the ACT: 192 (2021)
Sub-Scores:
English: 16.6
Mathematics: 16.5
Reading: 17.1
Science: 17.6

State Testing

U.S. History Proficiency: 52.5%
Mathematics Proficiency: 19.3%
English Proficiency: 36.9%
Science Proficiency: 45.1%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 566
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Incidents of Violence: <10
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Ridgeland High School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $13,333.

Total

Per-student Spending: $13,333

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $12,961

Federal

Per-student Spending: $404

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