Ridgewood High School

  • Ridgewood High School serves 1,738 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (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 75% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

Top Placements

Ridgewood High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

School Overview

  • Ridgewood High School's student population of 1,738 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 133 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,738 students
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Total Classroom Teachers133 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Ridgewood High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ridgewood High School is 0.48, which is more 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#405 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ridgewood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ridgewood High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
16%
10%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
n/a
16%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ridgewood High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
70%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ridgewood High School and the percentage of White public school students in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ridgewood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.480.44
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Graduation Rate
97%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
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 Ridgewood High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgewood Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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