District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Ridgewood Public School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

College Success Award

These are some of the best public high schools in Ridgewood Public School District at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.

District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Ridgewood Public School District

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School leader
August 20, 2023
GWMS stands out as an exceptional educational institution, offering invaluable learning experiences. Throughout my time here, I've cultivated leadership skills and deepened my engagement with the... More
Parent / Guardian
April 28, 2023
We recently move to Ridgewood Willard School area. We move to this specific area as we feel the school and surrounding area is the best part of the village. All my children are attending Willard and... More
Parent / Guardian
February 05, 2023
It’s not easy moving when in middle school but everyone, staff and students, were very welcoming. The teachers always keep parents up to date.
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