Ridgewood High School

Ridgewood High School serves 1,703 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Ridgewood High School operates within the Ridgewood School District.
Ridgewood School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

The student population of 1703 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 135 teachers has grown by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,703 students
Ridgewood High School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Ridgewood High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 135 teachers
Ridgewood High School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Ridgewood High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.46 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Ridgewood High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
17%
9%
Ridgewood High School Asian Students (1988-2013)
Hispanic
8%
24%
Ridgewood High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
1%
16%
Ridgewood High School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
71%
49%
Ridgewood High School White Students (1988-2013)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Ridgewood High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.46 0.42
Ridgewood High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
32%
Ridgewood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Ridgewood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

Ridgewood School District's student population of 5,722 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,483 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $16,740 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name Ridgewood School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 5,722 918
Ridgewood School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 95% 94%
Ridgewood School District Graduation Rate (1998-2014)
District Total Revenue $106 MM $20 MM
Ridgewood School District District Total Revenue (1990-2014)
District Spending $96 MM $20 MM
Ridgewood School District District Spending (1990-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,483 $19,116
Ridgewood School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2014)
District Spending / Student $16,740 $19,190
Ridgewood School District District Spending / Student (1992-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Hearing Impaired (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Benjamin Franklin Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Somerville Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • RidgewoodSomerville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 477 students
    0.4 miles
    45 South Pleasant Ave
    RidgewoodNJ 07451
    (201)670-2750
    0.4KG-5477
  • RidgewoodBenjamin Franklin Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 750 students
    0.7 miles
    335 North Van Dien Ave
    RidgewoodNJ 07451
    (201)670-2780
    0.76-8750
  • RidgewoodTravell Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 360 students
    0.7 miles
    340 Bogert Ave
    RidgewoodNJ 07451
    (201)670-2760
    0.7KG-5360
  • RidgewoodGeorge Washington Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 667 students
    1.1 miles
    155 Washington Place
    RidgewoodNJ 07451
    (201)670-2790
    1.16-8667
  • RidgewoodGlen SchoolSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK | 36 students
    1.2 miles
    865 East Glen Ave
    RidgewoodNJ 07451
    (201)251-3140
    1.2PK36

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