East Ridge Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
10 East Ridge Rd.
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Phone
(203) 894-5500
District
RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
FAIRFIELD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
641
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Connecticut

9

(10 is best)

Better than 88.6% of CT schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

East Ridge Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 50
Proficiency in Reading 81 55
Proficiency in Math 80 45

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 51
Proficiency in Reading 82 56
Proficiency in Math 76 46

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 49
Proficiency in Reading 83 55
Proficiency in Math 69.5 42

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.98
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.45
AVG FOR STATE 12.61
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 197 30.7%
Grade 7 191 29.8%
Grade 8 253 39.5%
Total 641 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 87.1% 84.7% 54.4%
Black 0.0% 0.8% 13.1%
Hispanic 6.7% 7.3% 26.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.2% 7.1% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 5.8% 4.6% 40.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.5% 3.2% 33.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 1.4% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 25,070 3,565,287
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 717.6 734
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.8% 5.2%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.7% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 19.9% 31.1%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.6% 28.6%
65 OR OLDER 17.0% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 8,983 1,364,550
Single Parent Households With Children 6.1% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.9% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 74.8% 38.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 52.8% 20.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.1% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.2% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.6% 15.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.2% 14.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.1% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 2.2% 8.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,716 $62,880,620 58.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,195 $5,909,275 5.5%
Staff $1,337 $6,611,465 6.1%
General Administration $234 $1,157,130 1.1%
School Administration $1,338 $6,616,410 6.1%
Operation $1,941 $9,598,245 8.9%
Transportation $993 $4,910,385 4.6%
Other $268 $1,325,260 1.2%
Total Support $7,306 $36,128,170 33.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,737 $8,589,465 8.0%
Total Expenditures $21,758 $107,593,310 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,332 $5,961,289,892 54.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,233 $648,643,527 5.9%
Staff $602 $316,810,879 2.9%
General Administration $430 $226,056,312 2.1%
School Administration $1,125 $591,680,129 5.4%
Operation $1,639 $862,383,060 7.9%
Transportation $958 $503,840,238 4.6%
Other $502 $264,042,937 2.4%
Total Support $6,488 $3,413,423,714 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,018 $1,587,449,357 14.5%
Total Expenditures $20,838 $10,962,132,878 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%