Glen Ridge High School

Tel: (973)429-8303
  • 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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 2015-2016 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%.
  • Glen Ridge High School operates within the Glen Ridge School District.
  • Glen Ridge School District's 95% graduation rate is higher than the New Jersey state average of 90%.

Top Placements (New Jersey)

Glen Ridge High School is Listed among the top public schools in New Jersey for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 20%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

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 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students816 students
Glen Ridge High School Total Students (1988-2016)
Gender %Glen Ridge High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
Glen Ridge High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeGlen Ridge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Glen Ridge High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 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%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
50%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
Glen Ridge High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
4%
10%
Glen Ridge High School Asian Students (1988-2016)
Hispanic
5%
26%
Glen Ridge High School Black Students (1988-2016)
Black
5%
16%
Glen Ridge High School Black Students (1988-2016)
White
80%
46%
Glen Ridge High School White Students (1988-2016)
Two or more races
6%
2%
Glen Ridge High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsGlen Ridge High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.350.43
Glen Ridge High School Diversity Score (1988-2016)
Graduation Rate≥95%
90%
Glen Ridge High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
Glen Ridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-1996)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Glen Ridge High School is Glen Ridge School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 656 school districts in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Glen Ridge School District's student population of 1,897 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 95% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $15,250 in this district is less than the state average of $20,569. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $14,856 is less than the state average of $20,942. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    School District NameGlen Ridge School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    4
    2
    Number of Students Managed1,897921
    Glen Ridge School District Students Managed (1990-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    73%
    40%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    77%
    50%
    District Graduation Rate≥95%
    90%
    District Total Revenue$30 MM$19 MM
    District Spending$29 MM$19 MM
    District Revenue / Student$15,250$20,569
    District Spending / Student$14,856$20,942
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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      0.5 miles
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      Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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    • Glen Ridge Linden Avenue School
      Grades: PK-2 | 249 students
      0.5 miles
      205 Linden Ave
      Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
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    • Montclair Glenfield Middle School
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      0.6 miles
      25 Maple Ave
      Montclair, NJ 07042
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