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Wood Ridge, New Jersey
Bergen County
Wood-Ridge School District
Wood-Ridge Jr/Sr High School is a public school located in Wood Ridge, New Jersey with 587 students in grades 7-12.
Highlights
Additional AP courses as well as Increased 7th and 8th Math 100% Twice the meeting minutes. Middle College Credits available to Students. Increased ELA 50 %. 7th grade state test scores raised 18%. A
Award Winning Choir and Glee Club Invited to Perform at Carnegie Hall Each room is equipped with a SmartBoard, Document Camera, and a full cart of ChromeBooks for each student.
Math coaches to develop and enhance curriculum and teaching Strategies. Purchased Math manipulatives. 800 Chromebooks. New Document Cameras Purchased. Elevate education
Awards

Students awarded Over 1 million dollars in academic scholarships. Student Athletes recognized by State and County officials as exemplary.

Location
258 Hackensack Street
Wood Ridge, NJ 07075
Contact
Principal: Mr. Joseph Sutera
201-933-6777
jsutera@wood-ridgeschools.org
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Grades
7-12
White 61%
Black 5%
Asian 6%
Hispanic 28%
American Indian or Native Alaskan 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Multiracial 0%
School size
587
students
Female 47.1%
Male 52.9%
Economically disadvantaged students 22%
Students with disabilities 12%
English learners 3%
Homeless students 0%
Students in foster care 0%
Military-connected students 0%
Migrant students 0%
Students by grade
Average number of students per grade
98
Grade Percent of total students Students
7th Grade 13%
76
8th Grade 16%
95
9th Grade 19%
112
10th Grade 17%
101
11th Grade 16%
92
12th Grade 19%
111
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English & language arts proficiency
58%
of students

Math proficiency
29%
of students

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Crime per 100 students
3.4
Incidents per year
Violence 7
Weapons 1
Vandalism 2
Substances 6
Harassment, intimidation, and bullying 4
Total incidents 20
Percent of students absent fewer than 10 days
80%
Days absent Percent of students
0 days 9%
1 to 5 days 39%
6 to 10 days 32%
11 to 15 days 15%
Over 15 days 6%
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English 88.2%
Spanish 8.4%
Other 3.4%
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Learn more about Wood-Ridge Jr/Sr High School.

Mission

The Wood-Ridge School District has a long tradition of excellence in the classrooms, on the athletic fields and in co-curricular activities. Our public schools serve students in grades pre-k through 12.To ensure that we continue to meet the expectations of our 21st century community, the District is transforming educftion through the use of technology, partnerships with institutes of higher education and community service learning.The Wood-Ridge Public School District is committed to providing an excellent academic education that is rich in social and cultural programs. In collaboration with the faculty, support staff, administration and community, a learning environment is created which enables students to achieve their personal goals and develop into responsible and productive citizens.The Wood-Ridge Public School District is committed to providing an excellent academic education that is rich in social and cultural programs. In collaboration with the faculty, support staff, admini

Academics

The link below will bring you to our Program of studies.https://www.wood-ridgeschools.org/Domain/742

Sports

Baseball (Boys), Basketball (Boys & Girls), Bowling (Coed), Cheerleading (Girls), Cross Country (Boys & Girls), Football (Boys), Soccer (Boys & Girls), Softball (Girls), Track and Field - Spring (Boys & Girls), Track and Field - Winter (Boys & Girls), Volleyball (Girls), Wrestling (Boys & Girls)

Clubs

Art Club, Chess Club, Glee Club (award winning) Debate Team, Varsity and JV. Environmental club, Italian club, Honor Society, Jr. Honor Society. Drama Club, Neutral Zone, Robotics club (Award Winning) Stem Club, Teen Institute. AV club, Tech education club

Programs

Extended School day, Extended School Year, Homework Club.Music, Drama, Robotics, all clubs as well as 14 Varsity Sports.

Teachers

Our Staff is a fully Certificate Staff many of whom log well over the 20 Hours of required PD.

Post high school

Financial Aid WorkshopJunior ConferencesBCCC information sessionNaviance, Common applicationRutgers Montclair trips College FairMilitary InfoASVAB Berkley College Workshop80% apply and are accepted to college.

Supports

I & RS, ELA, resource and Inclusion Classes. Peer tutoring, Homework Club. Behavioral contracts, remediation services, 504 plans. https://www.wood-ridgeschools.org/domain/106

Health

Health and wellnes is in our curriculum. Decision Making, Character education, Healthy breakfasts prepared daily, healthy lunch options offered. Students engage in Health and wellness (plyometric exercises that focuses on core strengthen and making healthier decisions. Students participate in PE 4 times a week for 57 minutes.

Parents

PTO, WRPAN (wood-ridge parent advisory network). The school and community communicate and support with supplemental funds and resources. Some examples are guest speakers (vaping) and various assemblies. We use Realtime, Parents have a school issued Log in. This is also available as an app on cell phones. Work Closely with Wood-Ridge Memorial Foundation, Elks club, Lions Club, Local Banks.

Facilities

Building was erected in 1922. Completely renovated exterior, windows, walkways etc. Library, computer lab, two Art rooms, State of the Art Gymnasium, testing rooms. Building is completely air conditioned. Full Athletic facility

School safety

Drills are conducted each day. Students required to carry school ID. Students must scan in and out of certain areas in the building throughout the day. 100 security cameras throughout the school Character Education HIB seminars School climate surveys. School saftey Team meets as required. Local Law enforcement walk through the building daily.

Technology

Technology is infused at an individual level within the staff. Technology classes such as Web 2.0, Computer principles, students maintaining a school Youtube channel Blue Devil Nation. https://www.youtube.com/bluedevilnationtvStem club as well as Robotics clubs. Collaborating with Pascack Pioneers (Robotics).

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