Ridgewood Avenue School

  • Ridgewood Avenue School serves 597 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 76% (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 80% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Ridgewood Avenue School's student population of 597 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students597 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgewood Avenue School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgewood Avenue School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. 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#127 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:112:1
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
75%
45%
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Two or more races
8%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridgewood Avenue School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.420.44
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGlen Ridge Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Glen Ridge Glen Ridge High School
    Grades: 7-12 | 828 students
    0.1 miles
    200 Ridgewood Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
    (973)429-8303
    0.1 7-12 828
  • Cedar Grove Essex Junior Academy Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 28 students
    0.3 miles
    520 Pompton Avenue
    Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
    (973)239-0125
    0.3 K-12 28
  • Bloomfield Bloomfield High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1973 students
    0.4 miles
    160 Broad Street
    Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    (973)680-8500
    0.4 9-12 1973
  • Montclair Glenfield Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 640 students
    0.5 miles
    25 Maple Ave
    Montclair, NJ 07042
    (973)509-4172
    0.5 6-8 640
  • Glen Ridge Linden Avenue School
    Grades: PK-2 | 231 students
    0.6 miles
    205 Linden Ave
    Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
    (973)429-8301
    0.6 PK-2 231

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