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Ridge Street Elementary School

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About Our School

Ridge Street School is a PK-8 school which educates nearly 600 students. It is our mission to develop our students academically, emotionally, physically, and socially. Our goal is for students to become life-long learners who will think critically and creatively; making intelligent choices in everyday life situations.

Unique Fact

Students engage in a wide variety of co-curricular activities which support the development of the whole child.

School Information

  • Principal

    David DeOliveira

  • Address

    735 Ridge Street
    Newark, NJ 07104

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  • Parent Liaison

    Yesenia Molina

  • School Hours

    8:25 am - 2:55 pm

  • Uniform Colors

    Top: Blue
    Bottom: Blue, Khaki

  • Before School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    Start Time: 7:15 AM
    Provider: School

  • After School Options

    Cost: Free
    Grades: PK-8
    End Time: 6:00 PM
    Provider: School

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More Information

Seats Available
Seats Available in Entry Grade last Year PK: 53 K: 92
Percentage of Applicants Who Listed This School
1st and Were Matched to this School Last Year
School Attendance
Average Daily Attendance Last School Year Percentage of Students Chronically Absent Last School Year
94% 14%
School Data
Average Section Size Student to Teacher Ratio Teachers with 5 or more years of experience Retention of Effective and Highly Effective Teachers Percentage of Teachers with Advanced Degrees
18 11 to 1 79% 98% 32%
Number of Devices 1:1

For more information on school performance, please see the NJDOE’s website: www.nj.gov/education/data