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Welcome to South Ridge High School -- Home of the Mavericks!
US News & World Report BEST HIGH SCHOOLS
Who we are...
South Ridge is a college preparatory high school that offers students a demanding academic program which emphasizes student learning and achievement. Students receive instruction from highly qualified faculty who are experts in their fields.
South Ridge is a data-driven school where best practices and the latest educational research is used to create an optimum learning environment for each of its students. South Ridge features a college preparatory curriculum offered in an innovative, flexible quarterly schedule format to work with the student. South Ridge High School is accredited by Cognia and managed by the Leona Group.
South Ridge High School Named In U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools for 2020
South Ridge is a high-performing school. We are ranked by the U.S. News & World Report "Best High Schools" receiving Bronze Status in 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, and Silver Status in 2013 and 2014. We are also very proud of our Class of 2019's 96.34% four-year graduation rate, one of the criteria which secured their spot on America's Top High Schools 2019 list.
South Ridge High School's poverty rate is 81.7%, making it a "Beating the Odds" recipient. Newsweek’s “Beating the Odds” list "seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles posed by students at an economic disadvantage." South Ridge also received a star, which "indicates that it meets our Equity measure by helping low-income students score at or above average on state assessments."
We offer a myriad of Advanced Placement (AP) courses and dual-enrollment opportunities for our students. In addition, we offer multiple elective classes for our students.