Ridge High School

268 So Finley Ave
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ridge High School serves 1,884 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ridge High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 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 Placements

Ridge High School places 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.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,884 students
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Total Classroom Teachers149 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridge High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#290 out of 2239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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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
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.70
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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%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBernards Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ridge High School is Bernards High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William Annin Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Hill School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Basking Ridge Cedar Hill School
    Grades: K-5 | 594 students
    0.3 miles
    100 Peachtree Road
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 204-2633
    0.3 K-5 594
  • Basking Ridge Oak Street School
    Grades: K-5 | 489 students
    0.8 miles
    70 W Oak St
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 204-2565
    0.8 K-5 489
  • Basking Ridge William Annin Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,341 student
    1.1 miles
    70 Quincy Road
    Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
    (908) 204-2610
    1.1 6-8 1,341
  • Bernardsville Bernards High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 852 students
    2.1 miles
    25 Olcott Avenue
    Bernardsville, NJ 07924
    (908) 630-3000
    2.1 9-12 852
  • Millington Millington Elementary School
    Grades: 2-5 | 353 students
    2.2 miles
    91 Northfield Road
    Millington, NJ 07946
    (908) 647-2312
    2.2 2-5 353

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