Ridge Hospital Alternative High School is located in Lexington, KY and is one of 76 schools in Fayette County School District. It is a alt. school that serves 35 students in grades 6-12.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems. See Ridge Hospital Alternative High School's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2006)
In 2006, Ridge Hospital Alternative High School had 5% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Kentucky had 57% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
Student Ethnicity (2011)
Fayette County District Spending
The Fayette County spends $9,091 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 62% on instruction, 34% on support services, 5% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Fayette County District
In 2006, Ridge Hospital Alternative High School had 38 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Kentucky average is 15 students per full-time equivalent teacher.