Ridgefield Park Junior Senior High School

  • Ridgefield Park Junior Senior High School serves 1,246 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 22% (which is lower 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 53% (which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Ridgefield Park Junior Senior High School's student population of 1,246 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 91 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students1,246 students
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Total Classroom Teachers91 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgefield Park Junior Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgefield Park Junior Senior High School is 0.61, 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 (NJ)
Overall School Rank#1380 out of 2,236 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:112:1
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
54%
27%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
29%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridgefield Park Junior Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.610.43
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Graduation Rate
94%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ridgefield Park Junior Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgefield Park School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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