Ridge Academy (Closed 2014)

Ridge Academy was established by a group of parents and designed by educators to create a unique partnership among children, parents, and teachers.
Working together, we have created a learning environment that honors each child and surrounds all of our students with the support, encouragement, knowledge, and understanding that they need and deserve.
Daily, we strive to provide a stimulating and challenging curriculum in a warm and caring atmosphere.
Ridge Academy provides a complete and challenging curriculum. It is the learning environment and process coupled with a strong and genuine child/parent/teacher partnership that make Ridge Academy unique.
At Ridge Academy, we maximize the potential of motivated learners, providing four key elements of success an Engaging Educational Approach linking cutting edge research in neuroscience with specific educational practices to nurture the natural learning process of the brain and a Respectful Environment that values self-reliance, independent thinking, diversity, and the worth of each child.
Our students realize that "mistakes" are opportunities for growth and deeper learning.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 1-8

Student Body

Total Students
41 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
85%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Ridge Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling

School Notes

  • Ridge Academy was established by a group of parents and designed by educators to create a unique partnership among children, parents, and teachers. Working together, we have created a learning environment that honors each child and surrounds all of our students with the support, encouragement, knowledge, and understanding that they need and deserve. Daily, we strive to provide a stimulating and challenging curriculum in a warm and caring atmosphere. Ridge Academy provides a complete and challenging curriculum. It is the learning environment and process coupled with a strong and genuine child/parent/teacher partnership that make Ridge Academy unique. At Ridge Academy, we maximize the potential of motivated learners, providing four key elements of success an Engaging Educational Approach linking cutting edge research in neuroscience with specific educational practices to nurture the natural learning process of the brain and a Respectful Environment that values self-reliance, independent thinking, diversity, and the worth of each child. Our students realize that "mistakes" are opportunities for growth and deeper learning.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the application deadline for Ridge Academy?
The application deadline for Ridge Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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