Ridgewood High School



Ridgewood High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridgewood 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
9 425
10 420
11 423
12 406
UG 20

Ridgewood High School is a public high school of the Ridgewood Public Schools located in Ridgewood, NJ. It has 1,694 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridgewood High School is the 59th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 2,474th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,694
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 132.3

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Ridgewood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 857
(51%)
1,220
(50%)
 Female 837
(49%)
1,212
(50%)

Ridgewood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,192
(70%)
1,712
(70%)
 Asian 298
(18%)
427
(18%)
 Hispanic 125
(7%)
188
(8%)
 Two or More 57
(3%)
78
(3%)
 Black 21
(1%)
25
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Ridgewood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,669
(99%)
2,398
(99%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 17
(1%)
23
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(0%)
11
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridgewood High School is ranked 413th out of 0 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgewood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 32.5%. 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.

Ridgewood High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1665
2006 1668
2007 1659
2008 1661
2009 1659
2010 1668
2011 1669
2012 1694

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.8
2007 15.5
2008 16.3
2009 16.1
2010 15.3
2011 12.2
2012 12.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.015015015015015
2006 0.016187050359712
2007 0.01205545509343
2008 0.013847080072246
2009 0.019288728149488
2010 0.018585131894484
2011 0.018573996405033
2012 0.014757969303424

Compare Ridgewood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.9% 11.5:1
 
1,280.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.5%
 
State Average 32.5%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,694 12.8:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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