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79%
  • Ridgefield High School
  • 700 North Salem Rd., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,744
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
78%
  • Branchville Elementary School
  • 40 Florida Rd., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 379
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
75%
  • Scotland Elementary School
  • 111 Barlow Mountain Rd., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 368
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
75%
  • Farmingville Elementary School
  • 324 Farmington Rd., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 345
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
75%
  • Ridgebury Elementary School
  • 112 Bennett's Farm Rd., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 354
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
75%
  • Barlow Mountain Elementary School
  • 115 Barlow Mountain Rd., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: PK - 5 · Students: 361
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
74%
  • East Ridge Middle School
  • 10 East Ridge Rd., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 760
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 13:1
71%
  • Scotts Ridge Middle School
  • 750 North Salem Rd., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 496
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 12:1
70%
  • Veterans Park Elementary School
  • 8 Governor St., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 330
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
n/a
  • Alternative High School
  • 25 Gilbert Street, Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 14
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Ridgefield Transition Program
  • 8 Governor St., Ridgefield
  • RIDGEFIELD SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Grades: 12 - 12 · Students: 3
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
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Ridgefield school information

IndexRidgefieldConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores74%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:114:116:1
Total public schools1065479,221
Total private schools220724,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a817,963
The Ridgefield, CT educational system consists of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Ridgefield public schools have average test scores of 74% which is 59% higher than than the Connecticut average and 51% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Ridgefield public schools is 15:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 96.3% of students have completed 8th grade, 96.1% have completed high school, 73.8% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 9.5% have completed a doctorate degree.

Education level achieved in Ridgefield

IndexRidgefieldConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade96.3%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school96.1%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college87.1%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree78.2%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors73.8%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters35.7%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree9.5%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.9%1.7%1.3%

Ridgefield, CT School Districts

Ridgefield School District

There are a total of 10 public schools, 2 private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Ridgefield. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ridgefield, CT schools is 74%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Ridgefield, CT, an average of 96.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 96.1% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Ridgefield schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Ridgefield, CT schools.

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Westport, CT27,51179%60%
Darien, CT21,51978%58%
Ridgefield, CT7,55274%51%

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Kenai, AK7,55143%14%
Brighton, MI7,55057%16%
Corona de Tucson, AZ7,55059%20%
Mukwonago, WI7,54958%19%
Ridgefield, CT7,55274%51%
Source: The Ridgefield, CT 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.
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