Ridgecroft School

  • Ridgecroft is an independent, college-preparatory, SACS accredited, Pre-K 3 to 12th grade school located in northeastern North Carolina between Ahoskie and Murfreesboro.
  • Originally chartered in 1968, Ridgecroft School continues to provide to all students a high-quality academic education as well as extracurricular activities including sports, fine arts, character education, and social events.
  • The mission of Ridgecroft School is to develop the total student academically through a challenging college preparatory curriculum; socially through extracurricular activities, social events, and community service; physically through interscholastic athletics and physical education; aesthetically through the fine arts; and morally through the teaching and emphasis of the pillars of character, which are trustworthiness, caring, citizenship, respect, responsibility, and fairness.
  • We strive to do this in a safe and nurturing learning environment provided by a caring and competent staff.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students284 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
2%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Ridgecroft School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ahoskie
    Grades: PK-12 | 239 students
    0.8 miles
    500 Kiwanis St
    Ahoskie, NC 27910
    (252) 332-2764
    0.8 PK-12
    239
  • Asheville
    Grades: 6-8 | 76 students
    315.1 miles
    64 W T Weaver Boulevard
    Asheville, NC 28804
    (828) 258-3600
    315.1 6-8
    76
  • Black Mountain
    The Learning Community School
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    Special Program Emphasis
    Grades: K-8 | 77 students
    302 miles
    PO Box 1143
    Black Mountain, NC 28711
    (828) 686-3080
    302 K-8
    77
  • Elizabeth City
    Grades: PK-12 | 153 students
    43.3 miles
    1210 Us Highway 17 S
    Elizabeth City, NC 27909
    (252) 338-0883
    43.3 PK-12
    153
  • Elizabeth City
    Grades: PK-12 | 166 students
    37.9 miles
    684 Old Hertford Hwy
    Elizabeth City, NC 27909
    (252) 264-2011
    37.9 PK-12
    166

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The average private school tuition in North Carolina is $8,551 for elementary schools and $10,270 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in North Carolina is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).