268 So Finley Ave
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Ridge High School serves 1,884 students in grades 9-12.
Ridge High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (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 85% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 57%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Ridge High School's student population of 1,884 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 149 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,884 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
149 teachers
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School Rankings

Ridge High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 High School is 0.51, 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
#222 out of 2221 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
26%
10%
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Hispanic
6%
29%
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Black
1%
15%
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White
65%
44%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
33%
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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: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,884 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in NJ)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Btm 50%)

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