Ridge Creek School

830 Hidden Lake Road,
Dahlonega, GA, 30533
Tel: (706)864-4730
Grades: 8 - 12 | 150 students
Licensed by the Department of Human Services in Georgia, Ridge Creek School is a therapeutic boarding school combining a healthy living environment in the Georgia Mountains with solid academic preparation and group and individual counseling.
Students at Ridge Creek School are often working through Oppositional Defiant Disorder, though the staff at Ridge Creek School is skilled in providing personal attention for every student's needs.
Adjunct therapeutic services address many clinical issues, including self-destructive, compulsive, and addictive behaviors.
Each student progresses through a sequential therapeutic program at Ridge Creek School, ensuring personal development and progress in a caring environment.
Over the weekends, Ridge Creek School students embark on experiential learning outings, often rock climbing, camping, and mountaineering.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Georgia Accrediting Commission
Southern Association Of Colleges And Schools (SACS)
Other school association(s)
Other special emphasis association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 8 - 12
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia / Language-based or Mild Learning Differences

Student Body

Total Students 150 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Ridge Creek School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $4,800
Tuition Notes Unfortunately, family problems do not respect economic cycles. They come regardless of our financial ability to deal with them. At Ridge Creek School, we understand this painful reality. This is the reason that we have created a truly unique and effective

Sports

Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Weightlifting, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryGolf,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
VolleyballWeightlifting,
Wrestling

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 09/01/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Eckerd Academy Of The Blue Ridge (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Eckerd Academy Of The Blue Ridge (6.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is War Hill Christian Academy (11.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Suches Eckerd Academy Of The Blue Ridge
    Alternative School (Christian)
    4970 Camp Rd
    Suches , GA , 30572
    (706)747-1082
    Alternative School (Christian)
    6.8  mi  |  32  students  |  Gr.  5-12
  • Dawsonville Bay Creek Christian Academy
    (Pentecostal)
    291 Williamson Rd
    Dawsonville , GA , 30534
    (770)886-0678
    (Pentecostal)
    8.9  mi  |  2  students  |  Gr.  6
  • Dawsonville
    War Hill Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    8847 Highway 53 E
    Dawsonville , GA , 30534
    (706)216-3080
    (Christian)
    11.3  mi  |  56  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Morganton Mountain Area Christian Academy
    (Christian)
    14090 Old Highway 76
    Morganton , GA , 30560
    (706)374-6222
    (Christian)
    16.6  mi  |  117  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Dawsonville Dawson Christian Academy
    (Baptist)
    77 Hugh Stowers Rd
    Dawsonville , GA , 30534
    (706)265-7990
    (Baptist)
    17.3  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  PK-12

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