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C+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B-
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    NG
  9. Food
    C+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C
Ripon High School is a public, alternative school located in Ripon, CA. It has 30 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1.
729 W. Main St.
Ripon, CA 95366
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
Percent Proficient - Math
Average Graduation Rate
Average SAT
1110
6 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    B+
  3. Housing
    C+
Median Household Income
$83,489
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,324
National
$949
Median Home Value
$428,600
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
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Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
30
Free or Reduced Lunch
57%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$61,621
Teachers in First/Second Year
68.2%
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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
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Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$9,847/ year
National
$12,239
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A good majority of the teachers at this school seem happy with their job, but don't seem as engaging as they could be. There are particular teachers who stand out and make everyday enjoyable and interesting, but others remain inconsistent, discriminatory, even sometimes sexist towards the females. Many teaching methods are no-brainers and I have had several teachers write down paragraphs straight from the textbook, furthermore make us write it in our own notes. There can be better ways of teaching students! Some teachers even fear the idea of technology, and ban cellphones and declare that they must be turned off during school hours, even though their hypocrisy shows when they pull it out of their own pockets. There is little to no respect when it comes to the teachers and the students at the school - Some adults think that students must treat them as though they are authority but in reality, respect is a two-way street. There needs to be a basis of understanding that the student is not better than the teacher, and vice versa, the teacher is not better than the student. The relationship between the teachers and the students was one of the many reasons why I dreaded coming to school every morning.
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My favorite experiences would have to be the school events, such as the dances and the barbecues. Those are so enjoyable and it definitely gives students a desperately needed reprieve from the nonstop drag of everyday. The energy of the STUDENTS (not the teachers...) definitely help my friends and I maintain a positive attitude (and a shred of sanity) through out the week. I wouldn't choose this school, however, because most of the relationships with the students and teachers seem disconnected and makes the learning environment strained and uninteresting. Furthermore, it's hard to get letters of recommendation from teachers who don't even bother to get to know you. I felt like this school's staff could have done better in my time here.
I love the drama and arts this school has. I am planning on starting an improv group to get students involved and natural at acting without a script. Most kids drop out of the club they sign up for, however. There is little Administration support, and only sports are an after-school activity.