Ridge Point High School

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Ridge Point HS
Address
500 Waters Lake Blvd.
Missouri City, Texas, 77459
United States
Coordinates 29°29′31″N 95°31′02″W / 29.49202°N 95.51724°W / 29.49202; -95.51724Coordinates: 29°29′31″N 95°31′02″W / 29.49202°N 95.51724°W / 29.49202; -95.51724
Information
Established 2010
School district Fort Bend Independent School District
Principal Tammy Edwards
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,091 (Spring 2012)
Campus size 77 acres (310,000 m2)[1]
Color(s)                Purple, Silver & White
Mascot Panther
Team name Panthers
2011 TEA Rating Academically Acceptable
Website

Ridge Point High School (RPHS) is a public high school located adjacent to the Sienna Plantation master-planned community in an unincorporated area of Fort Bend County, Texas.

Opened in August 2010, the school serves students in grades 9-12 in Fort Bend Independent School District. The first graduating class was the class of 2013. The current principal is Ms. Tammy Edwards.

History[edit]

Ground broke on Fort Bend ISD High School #11 in July 2008, slated to open in the 2010-11 school year to ease overcrowding at Hightower and Elkins high schools.[1]

The name Ridge Point High School name was chosen in February 2010 to honor area history, specific the Blue Ridge Oil Field and the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railway reaching Stafford's Point in 1853.[2] Ridge Point High School is one of two high schools within the Fort Bend Independent School District that is not named after a person.

Feeder Pattern[edit]

The following elementary schools feed into Ridge Point:[3]

  • Scanlan Oaks
  • Schiff (partial)
  • Sienna Crossing

The following middle schools feed into Ridge Point:.[3]

  • Baines
  • First Colony (partial)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Zheng, Zen T.C. (2008-07-10). "Site work begins for new FBISD high school". Houston Chronicle. 
  2. ^ "FBISD Names 11th High School". FortBendNow.com. 2010-02-11. 
  3. ^ a b http://www.fortbendisd.com/about/Zone1011%20HS%2011%20website.pdf

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