Glen Ridge High School

  • Glen Ridge High School serves 816 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 74% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Glen Ridge High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

Top Placements

Glen Ridge High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Glen Ridge High School's student population of 816 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students816 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Glen Ridge High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Glen Ridge High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
26%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
80%
46%
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Two or more races
6%
2%
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Diversity Score0.350.43
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Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlen Ridge School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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  • Glen Ridge Ridgewood Avenue School
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    0.1 miles
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  • Cedar Grove Essex Junior Academy Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 20 students
    0.4 miles
    520 Pompton Avenue
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
    (973)239-0125
    0.4 K-12 20
  • Bloomfield Bloomfield High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2016 students
    0.5 miles
    160 Broad Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973)680-8500
    0.5 9-12 2016
  • Glen Ridge Linden Avenue School
    Grades: PK-2 | 249 students
    0.5 miles
    205 Linden Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
    (973)429-8301
    0.5 PK-2 249
  • Montclair Glenfield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 649 students
    0.6 miles
    25 Maple Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973)509-4172
    0.6 6-8 649

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