Ridge High School

268 So Finley Ave

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-9439

Grades: 9-12

1,811 students

Ridge High School serves 1,811 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Ridge High School operates within the Bernards Township School District.
The school district's 98% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1811 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 143 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,811 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 143 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less 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 12:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
17%
9%
Hispanic
4%
24%
White
77%
49%
Two or more races
1%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.38 0.42
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.
1%
31%
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
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,689 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,165 is less than the state average of $20,414. The district revenue/student has grown by 22% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,470 is less than the state average of $19,395. The district spending/student has grown by 27% over four years.
School District Name Bernards Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,689 922
Graduation Rate 98% 92%
District Total Revenue $91 MM $20 MM
District Spending $93 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,165 $20,414
District Spending / Student $16,470 $19,395
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bernards High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William Annin Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Hill School (0.3 miles away)
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    100 Peachtree Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)204-2633
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    70 West Oak St
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
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    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 607 students                      
  • Basking RidgeWilliam Annin Middle School
    70 Quincy Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)204-2610
    1.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 1409 students                      
  • BernardsvilleBernards High School
    25 Olcott Ave
    BernardsvilleNJ 07924
    (908)630-3000
    2.1 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 785 students                      
  • MillingtonMillington Elementary School
    91 Northfield Rd
    MillingtonNJ 07946
    (908)647-2312
    2.2 mi | Gr. 2-5 | 359 students                      

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