325 West Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ridge Elementary School serves 442 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Ridge Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Ridge Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

Ridge Elementary School's student population of 442 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridge Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Ridge Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#47 out of 2221 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
15%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
67%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
10%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 442 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in NJ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50%)

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