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Ridge View High School
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  • Public
  • COLUMBIA, SC

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B

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Ridge View High School is an above average, public school located in COLUMBIA, SC. It has 1,596 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 69% of students are at least proficient in math and 80% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
80%
Percent Proficient - Math
69%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1040
367 responses
Average ACT
21
171 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
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  2. Good for Families
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  3. Housing
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Median Household Income
$54,767
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$972
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$163,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
69%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 70 responses
Poll
74%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 70 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 211 responses
  • Pep rallies
    22%
  • Varsity Football Games
    21%
  • Basketball Games
    15%
  • Student/Faculty Games
    13%
  • Assemblies
    7%
  • Homecoming
    6%
  • Marching Band
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,596
Free or Reduced Lunch
50%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 72 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 72 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 72 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,388
Teachers in First/Second Year
7.1%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 96 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 96 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 96 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,393 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 102 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 102 responses
66%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 102 responses

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