Rockridge High School

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Rockridge High School
Rockridge High School logo.jpg
Address
14110 134th Avenue West
Taylor Ridge, Illinois 61284
United States
Coordinates 41°23′12″N 90°45′58″W / 41.38667°N 90.76611°W / 41.38667; -90.76611Coordinates: 41°23′12″N 90°45′58″W / 41.38667°N 90.76611°W / 41.38667; -90.76611
Information
Type Public secondary
School district Rockridge Community Unit School District 300
Principal Katy Hasson
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 388 (2014-15)[1]
Campus Rural
Color(s) Maroon, White
Mascot Rocket
Website

Rockridge High School, or RHS, is a public four-year high school located at 14110 134th Avenue West in Taylor Ridge, Illinois, an unincorporated area in Rock Island County, Illinois, in the Midwestern United States. RHS is part of Rockridge Community Unit School District 300, which also includes Rockridge Junior High School, Andalusia Elementary School, Illinois City Elementary School, and Taylor Ridge Elementary School.[2] The campus is located in Edgington, IL, 14 miles southwest of Milan, Illinois, and serves a mixed village and rural residential community. The school is short commute to the Quad Cities and part of the Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL metropolitan statistical area.[3]

Academics[edit]

Rockridge High School is currently under Academic Early Warning Status. In 2009, 15% of students tested met or exceeded standards. RHS did not make Adequate Yearly Progress in 2009 on the Prairie State Achievement Examination, a state test that is part of the No Child Left Behind Act. The school's average high school graduation rate between 2000-2009 was 94%.[4] School enrollment decreased from 477 to 442 (7%) in the period of 2000-2009.

The faculty is 89 teachers, averaging 14.0 years of experience, and of whom 47% hold an advanced degree. The average class size is 19.0 The student to faculty ratio is 15.5. The district's instructional expenditure per student is $5,170.[4]

Athletics[edit]

Rockridge High School competes in the Three Rivers Conference (Illinois) and is a member school in the Illinois High School Association. Its mascot is the Rocket. The school has 5 state championships on record in team athletics and activities: Boys football (1994-1995 2A), 2 Boys Wrestling (1986-1987 A, 1989-1990 A), Girls Softball (2004-2005 A), Scholastic Bowl (1991-1992 A).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rockridge High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved November 30, 2017. 
  2. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20091121190214/http://www.rockridge.k12.il.us/schoolpg.htm. Archived from the original on November 21, 2009. Retrieved December 3, 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-05-05. Retrieved 2010-02-09. 
  4. ^ a b IIRC: Home
  5. ^ "School Directory". ihsa.org. 

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