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River Dell Regional School District is a highly rated, public school district located in River Edge, NJ. It has 1,621 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
Address
230 Woodland Avenue
River Edge, NJ 07661
Telephone
(201) 599-7200
Website

River Dell Regional School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
64%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1230
315 responses
Average ACT
28
96 responses
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Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,621
Free or Reduced Lunch
1.1%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$84,586
Teachers in First/Second Year
6%

Finances

Total Expenses
$31,313,000
Expenses Per Student
$19,320/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    62%
  • Support Services
    36%
  • Other
    1%

River Dell Regional School District Reviews

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Some of the teachers are unsatisfied with their pay in comparison to the work they put in - this ultimately affects their motivation to teach students well and passionately. There is also no higher level physics class offered at the high school other than AP Physics, which is a double period course. Physics is a necessary class for most majors in college, and not having the choice to take a physics class that is not AP puts students at a disadvantage, and less ready for college.
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The best thing about River Dell is definitely the tight-knit community, as well as the supportive student body. No matter the sporting event, whether it be baseball, football, or basketball, the student body always has a large turnout and supports their peers proudly. In addition, the diversity in interests is amazing, as every season the drama department puts together a stellar play or musical, and the select choir puts on fantastic concerts for the whole community to see. With that being said, the administrators undoubtedly support the multiple programs offered here whole heartedly.
The academics, athletics and music program at River Dell are great. Every student is driven and invests in his/her own talents and excels at them. A wide variety of classes are offered, but I feel that APs should be offered to sophomores as well, so that the AP classes can be spread out over a span of 3 years rather than 2 years. I also do not like how there is such little school spirit and more should be done on uniting the school together.