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Avg. test scores 56%
High school dipl. 17%
Bachelors degree 151%

Ridgewood school information

IndexRidgewoodNew JerseyNational
Average Test Scores77%43%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:113:116:1
Total public schools111,60479,221
Total private schools582324,874
Total post-secondary schools11577,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Ridgewood are 56% higher than the national average
  • There are approximately 11 public schools in Ridgewood
  • 97.3% of people in Ridgewood have completed 8th grade
  • 97.1% of people in Ridgewood have completed high school
  • 76.2% of people in Ridgewood have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Ridgewood

      IndexRidgewoodNew JerseyNational
      Completed 8th grade97.3%87.5%84.3%
      Completed high school97.1%86.3%83.0%
      Completed some college88.6%60.7%59.4%
      Completed associate degree80.6%43.9%38.5%
      Completed bachelors76.2%37.5%30.3%
      Completed masters35.1%14.4%11.5%
      Completed professional degree12.9%4.0%3.3%
      Completed doctorate3.8%1.5%1.3%

      Ridgewood, NJ School Districts

      • Ridgewood Village School District

      There are a total of 11 public schools, 5 private schools and 1 post-secondary schools in Ridgewood. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Ridgewood, NJ schools is 77%. The average student to teacher ratio is 14:1. In Ridgewood, NJ, an average of 97.3% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 97.1% have completed high school.

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      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Orangeburg, NY4,19299%100%
      Essex Fells, NJ2,16492%87%
      Teterboro, NJ8690%82%
      Closter, NJ8,65083%68%
      Briarcliff Manor, NY7,73281%65%
      Ridgewood, NJ25,43077%56%

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      Shirley, NY25,43241%16%
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      West Memphis, AR25,41117%66%
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      Ridgewood, NJ25,43077%56%
      Source: The Ridgewood, 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.