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
9 436
10 429
11 416
12 416
UG 16

Ridgewood High School is a public high school of the Ridgewood Public School District located in Ridgewood, NJ. It has 1,713 students in grades 9th through 12th. Ridgewood High School is the 54th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 2,515th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.9 to 1.

Total Students: 1,713
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 132.9

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Ridgewood High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 891
(52%)
891
(52%)
 Male 822
(48%)
822
(48%)

Ridgewood High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,237
(72%)
1,237
(72%)
 Asian 248
(14%)
248
(14%)
 Hispanic 146
(9%)
146
(9%)
 Two or More 65
(4%)
65
(4%)
 Black 15
(1%)
15
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ridgewood High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,677
(98%)
1,677
(98%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(2%)
27
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(1%)
9
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Ridgewood High School is ranked 389th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridgewood High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.1%) 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.

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
2013 1703
2014 1714
2015 1713

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
2013 12.6
2014 12.9
2015 12.9

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
2013 0.011156782149149
2014 0.012835472578763
2015 0.021015761821366

Compare Ridgewood High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.1%
 
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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