Ridge Elementary School

325 West Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 446 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ridge Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 64% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 10% in NJ
  • : 67% (Top 5%)
  • : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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 446 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
446 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridge Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ridge Elementary School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
#174 out of 2183 schools
(Top 10%)
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67%
26%
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64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridge Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
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Asian
13%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
32%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
66%
40%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
11%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridge Elementary School's ranking?
Ridge Elementary School is ranked #174 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are Ridge Elementary School often compared to?
Ridge Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hawes Elementary School, Orchard Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Ridge Elementary School?
446 students attend Ridge Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of Ridge Elementary School students are White, 13% of students are Asian, 11% of students are Two or more races, 9% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridge Elementary School?
Ridge Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ridge Elementary School offer ?
Ridge Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Ridge Elementary School part of?
Ridge Elementary School is part of Ridgewood Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 446 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 34%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 67% (Top 5%)
  • : 64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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