Ridge High School

  • Ridge High School serves 1,900 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NJ average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Ridge High School operates within the Bernards Township School District.
  • Bernards Township School District's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NJ state average of 94%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1900 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 141 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,900 students
Ridge High School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender % Ridge High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 141 teachers
Ridge High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Ridge High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.41 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Ridge High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
21%
10%
Ridge High School Asian Students (1989-2015)
Hispanic
4%
25%
Ridge High School Black Students (1993-2015)
Black
n/a
16%
Ridge High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
74%
48%
Ridge High School White Students (1989-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Ridge High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
1%
Ridge High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.41 0.42
Ridge High School Diversity Score (1987-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Ridge High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Ridge High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2012)

District Comparison

  • Bernards Township School District's student population of 5,714 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 93% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,176 in this district is less than the state average of $21,792. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $16,739 is less than the state average of $20,672. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Bernards Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 5,714 954
Bernards Township School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
Graduation Rate 100% 94%
Bernards Township School District Graduation Rate (1996-2015)
District Total Revenue $103 MM $21 MM
Bernards Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2015)
District Spending $95 MM $20 MM
Bernards Township School District District Spending (1992-2015)
District Revenue / Student $18,176 $21,792
Bernards Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2015)
District Spending / Student $16,739 $20,672
Bernards Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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