Ridgefield High School

  • Ridgefield High School serves 1,658 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 78% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Ridgefield High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

Ridgefield High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Ridgefield High School's student population of 1,658 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 136 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,658 students
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Total Classroom Teachers136 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgefield High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 956 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgefield High School is 0.27, which is less 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 School Rank (16-17)#21 out of 956 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
85%
54%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.270.64
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Graduation Rate≥99%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridgefield High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgefield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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