PROFICIENCY 33% 23% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
20%NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
22%Newark
43%New Jersey

Ridge Street School is a school servicing grades KG to 8 and is located in the district of "NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Newark, NJ. There are a total of 526 students and 40 teachers at Ridge Street School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 364 free lunch students and 35 reduced lunch students.

Ridge Street School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 33.0%, which is 23% lower than the New Jersey average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students526
Teachers40
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch364
Reduced lunch35

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Ridge Street School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All26%
330-39%
425-29%
525-29%
625-29%
720-24%
825-29%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All40%
320-29%
440-49%
535-39%
640-44%
755-59%
830-34%
High Schooln/a

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Ridge Street School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew JerseyNational
Caucasian n/a n/a 50.3% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 15.1% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 9.7% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 22.9% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.3% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 1.5% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
Maria Varisco Rogers Charter School62%0.3Newark, NJ
Park Elementary School37%0.4Newark, NJ
Luis Munoz Marin Elementary School10%0.5Newark, NJ
Belleville Ps425%0.8Silver Lake, NJ
Robert Treat Academy Charter School76%0.8Newark, NJ
Abington Avenue School24%1.0Newark, NJ
Rafael Hernandez School10%1.2Newark, NJ
Garfield Elementary School25%1.2Kearny, NJ
Roosevelt37%1.2Kearny, NJ
Lincoln Middle School30%1.3Kearny, NJ
Roberto Clemente Elementary School24%1.3Newark, NJ
Elliott Street Elementary School20%1.3Newark, NJ

Newark demographics profile

StatisticNewarkNew JerseyNational
Population280,1398,915,456318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,603191
Median age33.039.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%56%55%
Speak English54%69%79%
Speak Spanish32%16%13%

Education level achieved in Newark

IndexNewarkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade72.2%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school69.3%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college37.5%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree18.6%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors13.7%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters4.0%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.1%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.5%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Ridge Street School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.