Ridge High School

268 So Finley Ave

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-9439

Tel: (908)204-2585
Grades: 9-12

1,787 students

Ridge High School serves 1,787 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 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 49%.
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 1787 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 125 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,787 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 125 teachers
Students by Grade Ridge High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.38 is less than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 12:1
Asian
16%
9%
Hispanic
3%
23%
Black
1%
17%
White
77%
51%
All Ethnic Groups Ridge High School Sch Ethnicity Ridge High School Sta Ethnicity
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 0.41
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%
29%
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%
Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,676 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 98% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Bernards Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,676 983
Bernards Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 98% 92%
Bernards Township School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $91 MM $20 MM
Bernards Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $93 MM $19 MM
Bernards Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,165 $20,414
Bernards Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,470 $19,395
Bernards Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Basking RidgeCedar Hill School
    100 Peachtree Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)204-2633
    0.3 mi | 595 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Basking RidgeOak Street Elementary School
    70 West Oak St
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)204-2565
    0.8 mi | 632 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • Basking RidgeWilliam Annin Middle School
    70 Quincy Rd
    Basking RidgeNJ 07920
    (908)204-2610
    1.1 mi | 1408 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BernardsvilleBernards High School
    25 Olcott Ave
    BernardsvilleNJ 07924
    (908)630-3000
    2.1 mi | 769 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • MillingtonMillington Elementary School
    91 Northfield Rd
    MillingtonNJ 07946
    (908)647-2312
    2.2 mi | 399 students | Gr. 2-5                      

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Somerset County, NJ public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.49, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Somerset County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.