Ridge Hill School

  • Ridge Hill School serves 336 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Ridge Hill School's student population of 336 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridge Hill School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridge Hill School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#630 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
30%
24%
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Black
31%
13%
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White
26%
55%
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Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridge Hill School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.740.43
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamden School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Ridge Hill School is Highville Charter School (1.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Haven Highville Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-12 | 502 students
    1.4 miles
    1 Science Park
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (203)287-0528
    1.4 PK-12 502
  • New Haven New Haven Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 288 students
    1.4 miles
    444 Orange Street
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (203)946-8995
    1.4 9-12 288
  • Hamden Spring Glen School
    Grades: K-6 | 432 students
    1.6 miles
    1908 Whitney Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203)407-2045
    1.6 K-6 432
  • North Haven Ridge Road Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 405 students
    1.7 miles
    1341 Ridge Rd.
    North Haven, CT 06473
    (203)248-4050
    1.7 K-5 405
  • New Haven Wilbur Cross High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1488 students
    1.7 miles
    181 Mitchell Dr.
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475)220-7400
    1.7 9-12 1488

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