Ridge High School



Ridge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 470
10 447
11 487
12 461
UG 32

Ridge High School is a public high school of the Bernards Township School District located in Basking Ridge, NJ. It has 1,897 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridge High School is the 42nd largest public high school in New Jersey and the 1,896th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,897
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 145.1

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Ridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 953
(50%)
953
(50%)
 Female 944
(50%)
944
(50%)

Ridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,348
(71%)
1,348
(71%)
 Asian 437
(23%)
437
(23%)
 Hispanic 76
(4%)
76
(4%)
 Two or More 24
(1%)
24
(1%)
 Black 12
(1%)
12
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,862
(98%)
1,862
(98%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 28
(1%)
28
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(0%)
7
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridge High School is ranked 393rd out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Ridge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1526
2006 1603
2007 1639
2008 1697
2009 1721
2010 1729
2011 1787
2012 1811
2013 1884
2014 1900
2015 1897

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 13.4
2007 14.4
2008 12.1
2009 15.6
2010 15.7
2011 14.3
2012 12.7
2013 13
2014 13.5
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.0065530799475754
2006 0.0074859638178415
2007 0.0042708968883466
2008 0.0076605774896877
2009 0.017431725740848
2010 0.017351069982649
2011 0.01958589815333
2012 0.014356709000552
2013 0.012738853503185
2014 0.022631578947368
2015 0.018450184501845

Compare Ridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.8%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,897 13.1:1  
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