Ridgewood School

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Ridgewood School Photo #1 - Ridgewood has an intimate, quiet setting which sets it apart from other private schools in the area.
  • Ridgewood School provides the best possible educational opportunity for all students so they can become adaptable and productive lifelong learners.
  • We believe in upholding the premise that outstanding preparation for future academic and life challenges is paramount; inspiring each individual student to achieve academic excellence in an environment that is challenging and developmentally appropriate; reaching each student's fullest potential through a caring, professional staff and a supportive home environment; and encouraging each student's self-expression and unique way of thinking.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Year Founded1919

Student Body

Total Students105 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
36%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade Ridgewood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorAliya Ranginwala, Head of School

Sports

Total Sports Offered1 sport
SportsIntramural Sports OnlyIntramural Sports Only

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.12 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Community Service Projects, Computer Enrichment Classes, Science Club, Student Government, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Instrumental Music Program, Performing Arts

Recreational Athletic Programs:
After School Gym Games, National Trail Parks and Recreation Sports, Roller Skating, Tennis

School Notes

  • Ridgewood School provides the best possible educational opportunity for all students so they can become adaptable and productive lifelong learners. We believe in upholding the premise that outstanding preparation for future academic and life challenges is paramount; inspiring each individual student to achieve academic excellence in an environment that is challenging and developmentally appropriate; reaching each student's fullest potential through a caring, professional staff and a supportive home environment; and encouraging each student's self-expression and unique way of thinking.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield
    Grades: K-7 | 256 students
    1.3 miles
    1817 N Limestone St
    Springfield, OH 45503
    (937) 399-5451
    1.3 K-7
    256
  • Springfield
    Catholic Central School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-12 | 427 students
    3 miles
    1200 E High St
    Springfield, OH 45505
    (937) 325-9204
    3 PK-12
    427
  • Springfield
    Grades: PK-12 | 270 students
    3.5 miles
    2177 Emmanuel Way
    Springfield, OH 45502
    (937) 390-3777
    3.5 PK-12
    270
  • Springfield
    Grades: PK-8 | 148 students
    2.3 miles
    311 W High St
    Springfield, OH 45506
    (937) 325-3113
    2.3 PK-8
    148

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The average private school tuition in Ohio is $5,045 for elementary schools and $9,749 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Ohio is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).