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Ridge High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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 2021 – 2022 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2020
  • Educational Environment: 2021 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated July 2023

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School Overview

Address
268 South Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Phone
(908) 204-2585
District
BERNARDS TOWNSHIP SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SOMERSET COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1731
Classroom Teachers
143

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

9

(10 is best)

Better than 84.7% of all NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S.

10

(10 is best)

Ridge High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

100 80 60 40 20 0
72%
40%
83%
47%
62%
33%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
12
11
12
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 404 23.3%
Grade 10 423 24.4%
Grade 11 403 23.3%
Grade 12 438 25.3%
Total 1731 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/Racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 61.5% 55.3% 41.1%
Black 0.4% 0.8% 15.3%
Hispanic 7.4% 8.8% 32.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 30.6% 34.8% 10.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
Economically disadvantaged 1.2% 1.5% 33.2%
Free lunch eligible 0.9% 1.0% 29.0%
Reduced lunch eligible 0.3% 0.6% 4.2%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,836 9,261,699
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,158.9 1,254
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.8% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.0% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 21.4% 31.8%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.9% 27.5%
65 OR OLDER 16.0% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,907 3,395,165
Single Parent Households With Children 3.1% 7.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.4% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 72.4% 41.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 53.2% 27.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 17.8% 17.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 7.8% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.0% 13.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 3.8% 11.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.4% 9.2%
$15,000 or less 3.1% 7.6%

Education Expenditures

For this District Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,035 $66,947,760 57.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,458 $12,624,288 10.9%
Staff $1,073 $5,510,928 4.7%
General Administration $261 $1,340,496 1.2%
School Administration $1,217 $6,250,512 5.4%
Operation $1,234 $6,337,824 5.4%
Transportation $676 $3,471,936 3.0%
Other $491 $2,521,776 2.2%
Total Support $7,408 $38,047,488 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,204 $11,319,744 9.7%
Total Expenditures $22,647 $116,314,992 100.0%
For the State Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,252 $16,876,633,536 49.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,485 $3,422,916,968 10.0%
Staff $778 $1,071,908,147 3.1%
General Administration $448 $617,313,228 1.8%
School Administration $1,106 $1,523,858,437 4.4%
Operation $2,059 $2,835,591,380 8.3%
Transportation $773 $1,065,361,101 3.1%
Other $557 $766,792,454 2.2%
Total Support $8,206 $11,303,690,627 33.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,415 $6,081,668,713 17.8%
Total Expenditures $24,874 $34,262,079,216 100.0%
For the Nation Per Student Total % of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,794 $384,567,026,223 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $841 $41,500,431,613 5.3%
Staff $665 $32,787,987,253 4.2%
General Administration $269 $13,273,339,703 1.7%
School Administration $756 $37,281,585,830 4.8%
Operation $1,191 $58,747,506,944 7.6%
Transportation $504 $24,858,475,672 3.2%
Other $491 $24,247,526,162 3.1%
Total Support $4,716 $232,696,768,378 29.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,247 $160,183,697,619 20.6%
Total Expenditures $15,757 $777,446,989,564 100.0%