Ridgefield Park school information

IndexRidgefield ParkNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores42%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:113:116:1
Total public schools41,60479,221
Total private schools282324,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1577,963
The Ridgefield Park, NJ educational system consists of 4 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ridgefield Park public schools have average test scores of 42% which is 2% lower than than the New Jersey average and 14% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ridgefield Park public schools is 13:1, compared to 13:1 in New Jersey and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 91.0% of students have completed 8th grade, 89.9% have completed high school, 40.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.8% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Ridgefield Park are 14% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 4 public schools in Ridgefield Park.
  • 91.0% of people in Ridgefield Park have completed 8th grade.
  • 89.9% of people in Ridgefield Park have completed high school.
  • 40.8% of people in Ridgefield Park have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Ridgefield Park

IndexRidgefield ParkNew JerseyNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school89.9%86.3%83.0%
Completed some college65.6%60.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.3%43.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors40.8%37.5%30.3%
Completed masters13.7%14.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.8%4.0%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.3%1.5%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Ridgefield Park (high school & post-secondary)

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Ridgefield Park, NJ12,97642%14%

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Ridgefield Park, NJ12,97642%14%
Source: The Ridgefield Park, NJ education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.