Ridge Elementary School



Ridge Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Ridge Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 60
1 65
2 68
3 81
4 70
5 94
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 16

Ridge Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Ridgewood, NJ in the Ridgewood Public School District. It enrolls 454 students in grades 1st through 12th. Ridge Elementary School is the 603rd largest public school in New Jersey and the 26,477th largest nationally. It has 13.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 454
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 33.73
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,477th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New Jersey: 603rd out of 1,586
Student/Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 1,139th out of 1,572
Full Time Teacher Rank in New Jersey: 746th out of 1,572

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Ridge Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 235
(52%)
2,000
(51%)
 Female 219
(48%)
1,928
(49%)

Ridge Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 307
(68%)
2,624
(67%)
 Asian 83
(18%)
706
(18%)
 Two or More 37
(8%)
241
(6%)
 Hispanic 23
(5%)
318
(8%)
 Black 4
(1%)
38
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Ridge Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 446
(98%)
3,829
(97%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 5
(1%)
81
(2%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
18
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,546 ranked schools in New Jersey, Ridge Elementary School is ranked 1,452nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Ridge Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (1.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.5%. 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.

Ridge Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 506
2006 470
2007 486
2008 474
2009 479
2010 493
2011 497
2012 512
2013 497
2014 483
2015 454

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.4
2006 17.1
2007 18
2008 15.7
2009 20
2010 17.5
2011 14.8
2012 14.2
2013 14.6
2014 13.5
2015 13.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.019762845849802
2006 0.0085106382978723
2007 0.0061728395061728
2008 0.0042194092827004
2009 0.0083507306889353
2010 0.020283975659229
2011 0.022132796780684
2012 0.015625
2013 0.026156941649899
2014 0.014492753623188
2015 0.017621145374449

Compare Ridge Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,141.1% 11.4:1
 
1,350.0% 13.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 1.8%
 
State Average 40.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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