Glen Ridge Public School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 1,823 students in Glen Ridge Public School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in New Jersey.
Public Schools in Glen Ridge Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 75% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 57% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Glen Ridge Public School District are Ridgewood Avenue School, Glen Ridge High School and Central School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Glen Ridge Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New Jersey.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the New Jersey public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Glen Ridge Public School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New Jersey for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)

Overview

School District Name
Glen Ridge Public 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 (NJ)
# Schools
5 Schools
2,564 Schools
# Students
1,823 Students
1,342,156 Students
# Teachers
156 Teachers
115,003 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Glen Ridge Public School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 648 school districts in New Jersey (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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NJ)
Overall District Rank
#45 out of 652 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Glen Ridge Public   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Glen Ridge Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
57%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Glen Ridge Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Glen Ridge Public   School District and public school graduation rate of NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.71
# American Indian Students
2 Students
2,095 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
167 Students
141,159 Students
% Asian Students
9%
10%
# Hispanic Students
120 Students
412,704 Students
% Hispanic Students
7%
31%
# Black Students
76 Students
198,944 Students
% Black Students
4%
15%
# White Students
1,367 Students
550,269 Students
% White Students
75%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
2,646 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
76 Students
34,254 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
48
37,500
# Students in K Grade:
125
82,457
# Students in 1st Grade:
146
90,889
# Students in 2nd Grade:
116
91,259
# Students in 3rd Grade:
135
92,196
# Students in 4th Grade:
129
93,838
# Students in 5th Grade:
136
94,854
# Students in 6th Grade:
136
98,507
# Students in 7th Grade:
154
100,214
# Students in 8th Grade:
135
102,176
# Students in 9th Grade:
151
102,349
# Students in 10th Grade:
137
100,975
# Students in 11th Grade:
143
100,074
# Students in 12th Grade:
132
99,076
# Ungraded Students:
-
55,792

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,733 in this school district is less than the state median of $26,132. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,199 is less than the state median of $25,552. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NJ)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$38 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total revenue of Glen Ridge Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$42 MM
$24 MM
This chart display total spending of Glen Ridge Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,733
$26,132
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Glen Ridge Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,199
$25,552
This chart display average spending per public school student in Glen Ridge Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NJ by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Glen Ridge Public School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Ridgewood Avenue School
Math: 74% | Reading: 85%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
235 Ridgewood Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
(973) 429-8306
Grades: 3-6
| 536 students
Rank: #22.
Glen Ridge High School
Math: 76% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
200 Ridgewood Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
(973) 429-8303
Grades: 7-12
| 852 students
Rank: n/an/a
Central School
180 Hillside Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
(973) 429-8301
Grades: PK-2
| 93 students
Rank: n/an/a
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
(973) 429-8308
Grades: PK-2
| 176 students
Rank: n/an/a
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Ave
Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
(973) 429-8301
Grades: PK-2
| 166 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Glen Ridge Public School District
  • 12 High Street, Glen Ridge, NJ, 07028
  • (973) 429-8302
  • glenridge.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 1,823 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 30% in NJ)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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