Ridge High School was one of three New Jersey high schools designated as a Blue Ribbon School in 2009 by the U.S. Department of Education for excellence in academic achievement.
Ridge High has 1,639 students and maintains a 14.4 student-to-teacher ratio. Fifty percent of students graduate with at least one passing grade in an Advanced Placement class according to a Newsweek report on the top schools in the U.S. Newsweek ranked Ridge as the 177th best school in the nation and third in New Jersey.
Ridge also has a wide variety of after-school sports programs and extracurricular activities—from a competitive football program to one of the state's best high school debate teams.
- Fax: 908-204-2582
- Handicap Accessible: Yes
- Public/Private: Public
- Parking: Free lot
- Grade levels: 9-12
- Boarding: No
- Special education: Yes
- Uniforms: No
- Advanced placement courses: Government, macroeconomics, physics, biology, art studio
- Student clubs: Booster club, marching band
- Sports teams: Softball, lacrosse, basketball, swimming, hockey, football, soccer, baseball, volleyball, fencing, ski team, wrestling, cheerleading, field hockey