Ridgefield School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 4,481 students in Ridgefield School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Ridgefield School District have an average math proficiency score of 78% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 86% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Ridgefield School District are Ridgebury Elementary School, Scotland Elementary School and Barlow Mountain Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Ridgefield School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ridgefield School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Ridgefield School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
9 Schools
996 Schools
# Students
4,481 Students
496,319 Students
# Teachers
359 Teachers
40,293 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Ridgefield School District, which is ranked within the top 5% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 98% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#5 out of 200 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Ridgefield   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ridgefield   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridgefield   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Ridgefield   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.35
0.66
# American Indian Students
6 Students
1,250 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
310 Students
26,260 Students
% Asian Students
7%
5%
# Hispanic Students
370 Students
136,493 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
28%
# Black Students
30 Students
62,063 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
3,586 Students
249,785 Students
% White Students
80%
50%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
484 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
177 Students
19,984 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
42
11,299
# Students in K Grade:
254
31,823
# Students in 1st Grade:
288
35,157
# Students in 2nd Grade:
306
34,865
# Students in 3rd Grade:
324
35,362
# Students in 4th Grade:
316
36,015
# Students in 5th Grade:
316
36,487
# Students in 6th Grade:
337
37,748
# Students in 7th Grade:
361
38,608
# Students in 8th Grade:
379
39,891
# Students in 9th Grade:
370
41,778
# Students in 10th Grade:
399
40,053
# Students in 11th Grade:
383
38,676
# Students in 12th Grade:
406
38,557
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $25,468 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,215. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,057 is less than the state median of $25,113. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$114 MM
$35 MM
This chart display total revenue of Ridgefield   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$112 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Ridgefield   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$25,468
$26,215
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Ridgefield   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$25,057
$25,113
This chart display average spending per public school student in Ridgefield   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Ridgefield School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ridgebury Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
(1)
112 Bennett's Farm Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5875
Grades: PK-5
| 332 students
Rank: #22.
Scotland Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
111 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5825
Grades: K-5
| 328 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Barlow Mountain Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
115 Barlow Mountain Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5800
Grades: PK-5
| 326 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Farmingville Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
324 Farmingville Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5570
Grades: K-5
| 288 students
Rank: #55.
Ridgefield High School
Math: 81% | Reading: 93%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
700 North Salem Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5750
Grades: 9-12
| 1,558 students
Rank: #66.
Branchville Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
40 Florida Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5850
Grades: K-5
| 339 students
Rank: #77.
Veterans Park Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
8 Governor St.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5525
Grades: PK-5
| 233 students
Rank: #88.
East Ridge Middle School
Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10 East Ridge Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5500
Grades: 6-8
| 538 students
Rank: #99.
Scotts Ridge Middle School
Math: 72% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
750 North Salem Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(203) 894-5725
Grades: 6-8
| 539 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Ridgefield School District
  • 70 Prospect Street, Ridgefield, CT, 06877
  • (203) 431-2800
  • ridgefield.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 4,481 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 78% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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