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Ridgewood High School
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  • Public
  • RIDGEWOOD, NJ

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade A
  8. Sports
    grade A+
  9. Food
    grade A
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade A minus

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Ridgewood High School is a top rated, public school located in RIDGEWOOD, NJ. It has 1,790 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 66% of students are at least proficient in math and 86% in reading.

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Ridgewood High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
86%
Percent Proficient - Math
66%
Average Graduation Rate
97%
Average SAT
1330
622 responses
Average ACT
30
386 responses
AP Enrollment
29%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$184,355
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,026
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$763,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 24 responses
Poll
63%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 24 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 48 responses
  • Football games
    29%
  • Prom
    21%
  • Theatre - musical and dramas - lighting
    17%
  • Backwoods
    10%
  • Prom Weekend
    6%
  • Spirit week
    6%
  • The art gallery showings
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,790
Free or Reduced Lunch
2%
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 27 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 27 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 27 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
13:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$85,015
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.4%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 38 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 38 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 38 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$21,053 / year
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 36 responses
47%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 36 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 36 responses

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