Ridgewood Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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Ridgewood Public School District Details

Ridgewood Public School District
49 Cottage Place
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

5,778 Students enrolled in District

10 Schools in District

13 Students Per Classroom (State average is 12)

Ridgewood Public School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to New Jersey

(10 is best)

Better than of NJ school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.



Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

100 80 60 40 20 0
79%
50%
84%
56%
74%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
District
State

Schools in this District

School Grades
Benjamin Franklin Middle School
335 North Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
06-08
George Washington Middle School
155 Washington Pl
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
06-08
Glen School
865 East Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
PK-PK
Hawes Elementary School
531 Stevens Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
KG-05
Orchard Elementary School
230 Demarest St
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
KG-05
Ridge Elementary School
325 West Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ, 07450
KG-05
Ridgewood High School
627 East Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
09-12
Somerville Elementary School
45 South Pleasant Ave
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
PK-05
Travell Elementary School
340 Bogert Ave
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
KG-05
Willard Elementary School
601 Morningside Rd
Ridgewood, NJ, 07451
KG-05

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 66.7% 42.8%
Black 1.1% 15.2%
Hispanic 10.7% 31.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 21.3% 10.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.3%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 1.9% 37.1%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.7% 4.7%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,356 $64,209,000 51.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,587 $14,629,000 11.7%
Staff $852 $4,819,000 3.9%
General Administration $202 $1,142,000 0.9%
School Administration $973 $5,504,000 4.4%
Operation $1,639 $9,268,000 7.4%
Transportation $265 $1,497,000 1.2%
Other $537 $3,034,000 2.4%
Total Support $7,056 $39,893,000 31.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,676 $20,786,000 16.6%
Total Expenditures $22,088 $124,888,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,128 $15,710,354,000 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $2,167 $3,060,054,000 9.6%
Staff $768 $1,083,625,000 3.4%
General Administration $407 $574,582,000 1.8%
School Administration $1,028 $1,451,598,000 4.5%
Operation $1,938 $2,736,501,000 8.6%
Transportation $777 $1,096,518,000 3.4%
Other $505 $712,711,000 2.2%
Total Support $7,590 $10,715,589,000 33.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,948 $5,573,392,000 17.4%
Total Expenditures $22,666 $31,999,335,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%