Living in Glen Ridge, NJ 


A borough in Essex County, Glen Ridge is known for its small town charm. Glen Ridge has just over 7,000 residents and just a few small businesses and restaurants. Although being mostly residential, Glen Ridge has close proximity to Montclair which is known for being home to trendy shops and restaurants. Just 20 miles to New York City.


The Commute


Located just 20 miles from New York City, the commute to Manhattan is seamless. Glen Ridge is serviced by the New Jersey Transit Montclair- Boonton Train Line.  There is also a Decamp Bus Line that brings commuters to Port Authority Bus Terminal. With access to both the Garden State Parkway and The New Jersey Turnpike travel throughout New Jersey and beyond is simple. 


The Schools 


The Glen Ridge Public School District serves Pre-Kindergarten to 12th Grade. The award winning district is composed of four schools. 


Elementary Schools 


Central School (Pre-K)


Forest Avenue School (K-2)


Linden Avenue School (K-2)


Ridgewood Avenue School (3-6)


High School 


Glen Ridge High School (7-12)


In addition to the public school district, there are also many private Schools Near North Caldwell. Some of the private school options are:


Montclair Kimberly Academy


Newark Academy 


Golda Och


Mount Saint Dominic Academy


Saint Peters Prep


Seton Hall Prep


To learn more about living in Glen Ridge, click HERE to chat with The Bolcar Team.