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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
268 So Finley Ave
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
1897
Classroom Teachers
145

* Ridge High School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 95.7% of NJ schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 81 36
Proficiency in Reading 75 43
Proficiency in Math 87 29

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.07
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.94
AVG FOR STATE 12.25
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 470 24.8%
Grade 10 447 23.6%
Grade 11 487 25.7%
Grade 12 461 24.3%
Total 1897 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 72.0% 67.7% 46.7%
Black 0.6% 0.7% 16.3%
Hispanic 4.1% 5.5% 27.1%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 23.3% 26.0% 9.8%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.8% 1.9% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.5% 1.4% 31.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.4% 0.5% 4.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,014 8,944,469
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,124.7 1,212
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 27.0% 19.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.3% 32.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.7% 27.9%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 14.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number of households 9,527 3,195,014
Single parent households with children 5.1% 10.3%
Adults with at least a high school diploma 97.3% 88.9%
Adults with at least a bachelor's degree 74.6% 37.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 45.7% 19.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.6% 17.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.9% 15.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 7.1% 14.1%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.9% 11.7%
$15,000 or less 4.2% 9.2%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,637 $55,518,757 56.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,680 $9,678,480 9.9%
Staff $646 $3,721,606 3.8%
General Administration $170 $979,370 1.0%
School Administration $876 $5,046,636 5.1%
Operation $1,074 $6,187,314 6.3%
Transportation $565 $3,254,965 3.3%
Other $348 $2,004,828 2.0%
Total Support $5,357 $30,861,677 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,011 $11,585,371 11.8%
Total Expenditures $17,005 $97,965,805 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,038 $14,104,894,942 50.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,830 $2,571,073,476 9.1%
Staff $549 $771,800,306 2.7%
General Administration $386 $543,049,578 1.9%
School Administration $879 $1,234,639,970 4.4%
Operation $1,866 $2,621,788,598 9.3%
Transportation $709 $995,790,458 3.5%
Other $439 $616,851,082 2.2%
Total Support $6,657 $9,354,921,729 33.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,311 $4,652,962,368 16.6%
Total Expenditures $20,006 $28,112,850,433 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%