Ridge Hill School

Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Ridge Hill School serves 319 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
Ridge Hill School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Ridge Hill School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

Ridge Hill School's student population of 319 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students319 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Ridge Hill School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ridge Hill School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#673 out of 951 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
10%
5%
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Hispanic
31%
25%
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Black
28%
13%
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White
26%
54%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.750.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHamden School District
Source: 2017-2018 (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 (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Haven Highville Charter School Charter School
    Math: 14% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    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 Magnet School
    Math: 11-19% | Reading: 30-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 280 students
    1.4 miles
    444 Orange Street
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-6600
    1.4 9-12 280
  • Hamden Spring Glen School Math: 64% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 435 students
    1.6 miles
    1908 Whitney Ave.
    Hamden, CT 06517
    (203) 407-2045
    1.6 K-6 435
  • North Haven Ridge Road Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 390 students
    1.7 miles
    1341 Ridge Rd.
    North Haven, CT 06473
    (203) 248-4050
    1.7 PK-5 390
  • New Haven Wilbur Cross High School Math: 18% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,458 student
    1.7 miles
    181 Mitchell Dr.
    New Haven, CT 06511
    (475) 220-7400
    1.7 9-12 1,458

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