Ridgefield Back to School Survival Guide

Calendars, important dates, bus schedules, high school sports info and more for Ridgefield Public Schools.

School starts this week. Here's a bunch of information you'll want to know for various Ridgefield Schools. Looking for something? Ask us in the comments. Also like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for breaking news updates and all local news info.


  • Upcoming Dates:

First Day of School for K-9: Aug. 29

First Day of School for 10-12: Aug. 30

Sept 3:

Schools and offices are closed

Sept. 10:

Kindergartners begin full day schedule

Board of Ed meeting at 7:30 p.m. @ Town Hall Annex

Sept. 17:

Schools and offices closed


  • Bus Routes:

Go here to find your nearest bus stop.


  • ERMS Guides

ERMS Important Dates (download link)

ERMS Daily Announcements


  • RHS Guides

RHS Handbooks/Program of Studies

RHS Add-Drop Deadlines, Bell, Rotation and Lunch Wave Schedules

Forms for the Nurses’ Office (immunization requirements, etc)


  • High School Sports

RHS Practice Schedules

RHS Sports Dates to Remember:

August 15 - Football conditioning begins

August 21 - Football - First practice date

August 25 - All other fall sports begin

September 28- Homecoming Football game vs Stamford 7 pm

November 19 - Girls Basketball and Girls Ice Hockey first day

November 26 - All other winter sports begin

March 11 - Baseball conditioning begins (pitchers and catchers only)

March 18 - Spring sports begin

Sports Passes Info

RHS Sports Registration Info

Athletics Dept. Contacts

Athletic Handbook (download link)

Tigers Twitter account @RhsTigers (link directs to their Twitter page)


  • School Lunch Menus:

See attached PDF for September's menus and schedules. You can find menus here as the school year progresses.


  • Student Handbooks:

Barlow Mountain

Veteran’s Park


ERMS Handbook

RHS Student/Parent Handbook (download link)


  • Sites for Students

Elementary Schools Kids Site


  • Teacher Websites:

Barlow Mountain







Scotts Ridge

Veteran’s Park

David Bowie September 04, 2012 at 10:10 AM
You can get all of this on the Ridgefield Public School website. Why would this be important?


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