Ridge High School

268 South Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Ridge High School serves 1,731 students in grades 9-12.
Ridge High 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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 71% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 26%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 76% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,731 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Ridge High School's student population of 1,731 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 143 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,731 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
143 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridge High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Ridge High School is 0.56, 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
This School
State Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#31 out of 2183 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
26%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
30%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
32%
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Black
n/a
15%
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White
59%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.56
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Graduation Rate
95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ridge High School's ranking?
Ridge High School is ranked #31 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the top 5% of public schools in New Jersey.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
71% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 76% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
What is the graduation rate of Ridge High School?
The graduation rate of Ridge High School is 95%, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 88%.
How many students attend Ridge High School?
1,731 students attend Ridge High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Ridge High School students are White, 30% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Hispanic, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ridge High School?
Ridge High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ridge High School offer ?
Ridge High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Ridge High School part of?
Ridge High School is part of Bernards Township School District.

School Reviews

5   9/8/2021
great.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - WKB

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,731 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 41%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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