Scotts Ridge Middle School

750 North Salem Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Scotts Ridge Middle School serves 500 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 78% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Scotts Ridge Middle School's student population of 500 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students500 students
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Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
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School Comparison

Scotts Ridge Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Scotts Ridge Middle School is 0.35, 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 Testing Rank
#165 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
78%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
7%
5%
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Hispanic
7%
25%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
80%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.350.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRidgefield School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Scotts Ridge Middle School is Ridgefield High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is North Salem Middle School/high School (3.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barlow Mountain Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ridgefield Ridgefield High School Math: 77% | Reading: 89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,658 student
    0.2 miles
    700 North Salem Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5750
    0.2 9-12 1,658
  • Ridgefield Barlow Mountain Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: PK-5 | 329 students
    1.1 miles
    115 Barlow Mountain Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5800
    1.1 PK-5 329
  • Ridgefield Scotland Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: PK-5 | 374 students
    1.1 miles
    111 Barlow Mountain Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5825
    1.1 PK-5 374
  • Ridgefield Ridgebury Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: K-5 | 338 students
    1.4 miles
    112 Bennett's Farm Rd.
    Ridgefield, CT 06877
    (203) 894-5875
    1.4 K-5 338
  • North Salem Pequenakonck Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 406 students
    3.5 miles
    173 June Rd
    North Salem, NY 10560
    (914) 669-5317
    3.5 K-5 406

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