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Living in Glen Ridge NJ


Glen Ridge Education

Glen Ridge offers numerous private schools and preschools. In town there is four public schools all highly rated on GreatSchools.net and nationally recognized as an exemplary school district.

Linden Avenue Elementary School-(grades pk-2)
Forest Avenue Elementary School-(grades pk-2)
Ridgewood Avenue School-(grades 3-6)
Glen Ridge High School-(grades 7-12)

Highlights in Glen Ridge

Glen Ridge is a small town well known for tree lined streets, gas lights, as well as fabulous early American Architecture. The easy commute to New York City as well as the fabulous school system attracts successful executives and their families from all over the world. Glen Ridge NJ has one of the oldest country clubs in Essex County located on the northern end of Ridgewood Avenue. The Glen Ridge Country Club is where local residents can enjoy, golfing, tennis, an olympic size swimming pool among many other recreational classes. The tiki bar is also open poolside throughout the summer for cocktails.  Different memberships are available.

The Glen Ridge Recreation Department maintains 9 parks, 4 schools, the Glen Ridge Pool, and the Senior-Community Center. Within the parks are areas for baseball, softball, soccer, football, field hockey and lacrosse fields, playgrounds, tennis and platform tennis courts, and also a seasonal skate park.


Commuting Glen Ridge to New York City

Glen Ridge offers a 25 minute commute via the Montclair-Booton Train Line into New York City. The town also offers a local jitney service for residents to access the Bloomfield Avenue train station.


Glen Ridge Housing Statistics

The median home value in Glen Ridge is $565,000. The median age of Glen Ridge Homes is 83 years.


  1. 4 beds, 2.1 baths
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Days on market: 4
  2. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Year built: 1965
    Days on market: 13
  3. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Lot size: 5,662 sqft
    Year built: 1925
    Days on market: 17
  4. 4 beds, 2.1 baths
    Lot size: 4,791 sqft
    Year built: 9999
    Days on market: 23
  5. 6 beds, 5.1 baths
    Lot size: 31,363 sqft
    Year built: 1905
    Days on market: 37

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(all data current as of 2/24/2018)

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