RPJSHS Ranks Among the Best

RPJSHS Ranks Among the Best
Posted on 09/22/2023
US News and World Reports Rankings

Washington, D.C. – August 29, 2023 – Ridgefield Park Jr Sr High School has been ranked No. 6,902 in the nation among the 2023-2024 Best High Schools by U.S. News & World Report. The rankings evaluate more than 17,600 schools at the national, state and local level.

The school was also ranked No. 232 in New Jersey and No. 554 in the New York metropolitan area, as shown at the US News Best High Schools page.  

“We are thrilled that Ridgefield Park Junior-Senior High School earned this recognition.   We are very proud of the work that we do here, but it’s just the beginning for us - we are ready to show the world what we can do,” said principal Melissa Cavins.

The methodology focuses on six indicators of school quality: college readiness; breadth of curriculum; scores on state proficiency tests; performance in reading, math, and science; underserved student performance; and graduation rates.

“Having access to a strong high school program is paramount for students as they face an ever-changing world,” says Liana Loewus, managing editor of education at U.S. News. “Making data on our high schools available helps parents ensure their child is in the educational environment that best sets them up to thrive.”


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