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: 2017 (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
1898
Classroom Teachers
146

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New Jersey

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.4% 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 9

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 68 49
Proficiency in Reading 82 50
Proficiency in Math 53 48

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 38
Proficiency in Reading 76 47
Proficiency in Math 66 29

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 75 32
Proficiency in Reading 68 37
Proficiency in Math 82 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.04
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.70
AVG FOR STATE 12.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 458 24.1%
Grade 10 469 24.7%
Grade 11 448 23.6%
Grade 12 486 25.6%
Total 1898 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 69.8% 65.9% 45.8%
Black 0.8% 0.8% 16.0%
Hispanic 4.9% 6.0% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 24.6% 27.4% 10.0%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.7% 1.5% 36.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 1.0% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.5% 0.5% 4.7%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 27,032 9,005,644
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,125.4 1,220
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.8% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 25.8% 18.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 22.1% 32.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 33.6% 27.8%
65 OR OLDER 14.6% 15.1%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 9,511 3,199,111
Single Parent Households With Children 5.3% 10.1%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.3% 89.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 73.1% 38.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 47.1% 21.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 18.9% 17.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.2% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 9.5% 15.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.6% 13.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 4.0% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 4.8% 8.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,588 $59,801,024 56.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,778 $10,042,144 9.4%
Staff $759 $4,286,832 4.0%
General Administration $200 $1,129,600 1.1%
School Administration $908 $5,128,384 4.8%
Operation $1,172 $6,619,456 6.2%
Transportation $633 $3,575,184 3.4%
Other $338 $1,909,024 1.8%
Total Support $5,787 $32,684,976 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,441 $13,786,768 13.0%
Total Expenditures $18,815 $106,267,120 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,604 $14,970,833,107 49.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,968 $2,777,873,561 9.2%
Staff $577 $814,793,701 2.7%
General Administration $375 $529,617,536 1.8%
School Administration $962 $1,357,954,822 4.5%
Operation $1,857 $2,621,550,093 8.7%
Transportation $744 $1,049,805,051 3.5%
Other $474 $668,867,364 2.2%
Total Support $6,956 $9,820,594,337 32.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,874 $5,468,730,747 18.1%
Total Expenditures $21,433 $30,260,179,262 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%