Ridgedale Middle School

  • Ridgedale Middle School serves 317 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Ridgedale Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Ridgedale Middle School's student population of 317 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students317 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgedale Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgedale Middle School is 0.37, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#373 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
79%
45%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score0.370.70
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridgedale Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFLORHAM PARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Madison Madison High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 837 students
    0.7 miles
    170 Ridgedale Avenue
    Madison, NJ 07940
    (973)593-3117
    0.7 9-12 837
  • Florham Park Briarwood School
    Grades: PK-2 | 308 students
    0.9 miles
    151 Briarwood Road
    Florham Park, NJ 07932
    (973)822-3880
    0.9 PK-2 308
  • Florham Park Brooklake School
    Grades: 3-5 | 327 students
    1.0 miles
    235 Brooklake Road
    Florham Park, NJ 07932
    (973)822-3888
    1.0 3-5 327
  • Madison Central Avenue School
    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
    1.4 miles
    50 Central Avenue
    Madison, NJ 07940
    (973)593-3173
    1.4 PK-5 502
  • Madison Madison Junior School
    Grades: 6-8 | 635 students
    1.5 miles
    160 Main Street
    Madison, NJ 07940
    (973)593-3149
    1.5 6-8 635

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