Scotts Ridge Middle School

750 North Salem Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Scotts Ridge Middle School serves 519 students in grades 6-8.
Scotts Ridge Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 72% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 51%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in CT
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Scotts Ridge Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

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School Overview

Scotts Ridge Middle School's student population of 519 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Scotts Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 940 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Scotts Ridge Middle School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#166 out of 940 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
5%
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Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
78%
49%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Scotts Ridge Middle School's ranking?
Scotts Ridge Middle School is ranked #166 out of 940 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut.
What schools are Scotts Ridge Middle School often compared to?
Scotts Ridge Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like East Ridge Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 39% CT state average), while 72% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CT state average).
How many students attend Scotts Ridge Middle School?
519 students attend Scotts Ridge Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Scotts Ridge Middle School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Scotts Ridge Middle School?
Scotts Ridge Middle School has a student ration of 12:1, which is equal to the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What grades does Scotts Ridge Middle School offer ?
Scotts Ridge Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Scotts Ridge Middle School part of?
Scotts Ridge Middle School is part of Ridgefield School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 519 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 72% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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