About Ridgewood, NJ

Ridgewood is one of most distinguished areas in Bergen County. With origins as a summer retreat for well-to-do New Yorkers, it’s tradition as one of Bergen County’s more affluent and desirable areas goes back over a hundred years. Today it attracts home buyers as a result of an excellent school system, it’s proximity to New York City by rail, bus and road, and it’s traditional housing stock.

Ridgewood’s zip code is 07450 and P.O. Boxes use zip code 07451.

Ridgewood’s better known neighborhoods include The Old Country Club section on the southwest side,  The Lawns to the southeast, The Heights to the north and Salem Ridge east of Route 17.

The Village of Ridgewood has one of the larger central business districts in the area. It features many excellent restaurants and small shops – perfect for strolling on summer evenings.

Ridgewood housing stock includes cape cods, ranches, split levels, bi-levels  and colonials. Many of Ridgewood’s homes were built before 1950.

 

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Ridgewood Public Schools

Ridgewood has six elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school. All nine schools are high-performing schools.

Ridgewood Elementary Schools

Hawes Elementary School

Grades k-5
Great Schools Rank

531 Stevens Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Orchard Elementary School

Grades k-5
Great Schools Rank

230 Demarest St
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Ridge Elementary School

Grades k-5
Great Schools Rank

325 W Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Somerville Elementary School

Grades k-5
Great Schools Rank

45 S Pleasant Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Travell Elementary School

Grades k-5
Great Schools Rank

340 Bogert Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Willard Elementary School

Grades k-5
Great Schools Rank

601 Morningside Rd
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Ridgewood Middle Schools

Benjamin Franklin Middle School

Grades 6-8
Great Schools Rank

335 N Van Dien Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

George Washington Middle School

Grades 6-8
Great Schools Rank

155 Washington Pl
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

Ridgewood High School

Ridgewood High School

Grades 9-12
Great Schools Rank

627 E Ridgewood Ave
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

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