Ridgewood High School

627 East Ridgewood Ave,

Ridgewood, NJ, 07451-3394

Tel: (201)670-2800
Grades: 9-12

1,669 students

Ridgewood High School serves 1,669 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Ridgewood High School operates within the Ridgewood Village School District.
The school district's 97% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 92%.

Overview

The student population of 1669 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,669 students
Ridgewood High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 137 teachers
Ridgewood High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ridgewood High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 12:1
Ridgewood High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
19%
9%
Ridgewood High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
6%
23%
Ridgewood High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
17%
Ridgewood High School Black (1988-2012)
White
69%
51%
Ridgewood High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ridgewood High School Sch Ethnicity Ridgewood 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.
0.49 0.92
Ridgewood High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
Ridgewood High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
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%
Ridgewood High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,702 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 97% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Ridgewood Village School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 5,702 931
Ridgewood Village School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 97% 92%
Ridgewood Village School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $93 MM n/a
Ridgewood Village School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM n/a
Ridgewood Village School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,446 $0
Ridgewood Village School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,273 $0
Ridgewood Village School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Prog 1 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 Students Grades
  • Ridgewood Somerville Elementary School
    45 South Pleasant Ave
    Ridgewood , NJ , 07451
    (201)670-2750
    0.4  mi  |  502  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ridgewood Travell Elementary School
    340 Bogert Ave
    Ridgewood , NJ , 07451
    (201)670-2760
    0.7  mi  |  392  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Ridgewood Benjamin Franklin Middle School
    335 North Van Dien Ave
    Ridgewood , NJ , 07451
    (201)670-2780
    0.7  mi  |  700  students  |  Gr.  6-9
  • Ridgewood George Washington Middle School
    155 Washington Place
    Ridgewood , NJ , 07451
    (201)670-2790
    1.1  mi  |  687  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Ridgewood Prog 1 Hearing Impaired
    Special Education School
    531 Stevens Ave
    Ridgewood , NJ , 07450
    (201)670-9340
    Special Education School
    1.2  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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Did You Know?
Ridgewood, 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 0.46, which is higher than the New Jersey average of 0.41. The most diverse school in Ridgewood is Robert E Peary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New Jersey or national school diversity statistics.