Ridge High School

  • Ridge High School serves 1,897 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 61% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 67% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Ridge High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 54%.

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 1,897 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 145 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2009)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,897 students
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Total Classroom Teachers145 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridge High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,236 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridge High School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#523 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
40%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
23%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
72%
46%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.69
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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 Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBernards Township School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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