Saint Mary School 183 High Ridge Ave, Ridgefield, CT06877 Located on High Ridge Avenue in Ridgefield, Saint Mary School offers a rich curriculum for students from preschool…More through the eighth grade. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, is a proud recipient of the Excelsior Award and is a Blue Ribbon nominated school. Ranked in the top 10 percent of public and private schools for reading and math achievement by United States Department of Education, Saint Mary School is dedicated to meeting the needs of all students, mind, body and spirit.
Ridgefield Public Schools 70 Prospect St, Ridgefield, CT06877 Ridgefield Public Schools provides the town of Ridgefield with a public education system for children from kindergarten…More through high school. This is the business office for the school system. It manages the budget and other administrative duties for the district. The district includes six elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school.
Maimonides Early Education Program 46 Peaceable St, Ridgefield, CT06877 The Maimonides Early Education Program offers small-sized nursery-through-kindergarten classes, as well as early…More childhood programs for two-years-olds, that uphold Jewish values and traditions. Its curriculum includes music, art, physical education, prayer and culture.
My Nursery School 29 Farrar Ln, Ridgefield, CT06877 Founded in 1975, My Nursery School offers a program for children ages 3 to 4. The classrooms and play areas are clean,…More colorful and kid-friendly. The nursery school has been accredited with the Better Business Bureau since 2002 and has an A+ rating from the BBB.
Ridgefield Alternative High School 25 Gilbert St, Ridgefield, CT06877 Opened in September 1995, the Ridgefield Alternative High School is located in what was once the Spotlight Theater…More Building on Gilbert Street. The school accepts 20 students annually who apply each spring, offering an inclusive and dynamic environment to help develop students into thoughful and self-directed learners and thinkers. Students graduate with a Ridgefield High School diploma and go on to attend schools like Dartmouth, Fordham, FIT, Eugene Lang, Berkley School of Music, Pratt Institute of Art, UMASS, UCONN, Johnson Culinary Institute of America, SUNY Purchase, NYU, Emerson, Smith and more.
Barlow Mountain Elementary School is one of the six elementary schools in Ridgefield. The school, which serves about…More 430 students in pre-K through fifth grade, sits on a campus adjoining Scotland Elementary School. A major building renovation was completed in 2003.</p>
<p>The school teaches using the Responsive Classroom program, which integrates social skills with academics and encourages students to take an active role in their learning.</p>
<p>The principal of Barlow Mountain is Rebecca Pembrook.</p>
Ridgebury Elementary School 112 Bennetts Farm Rd, Ridgefield, CT06877 Ridgebury Elementary School, serving about 470 students in grades K through five, is one of the six elementary schools…More in Ridgefield. The school emphasizes helping children become active participants in their learning process. In addition to academic and extracurricular activities, students at Ridgebury Elementary are encouraged to give back to the community through the Kids Care Club, which organizes service projects like fund-raising bake sales, making holiday gift boxes for needy families and preparing bagged lunches for the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen in Danbury. The principal of Ridgebury Elementary School is Liz Smith.
Veterans Park Elementary School, serving about 330 students in grades K through 5, is one of the six elementary…More schools in Ridgefield.</p>
<p>The school uses the Responsive Classroom teaching technique, which emphasizes integrating social skills and academic learning.</p>
<p>Veterans Park emphasizes family involvement, aiming for all families to volunteer at the school at least once during the school year.</p>
<p>The Veterans Park Parent Teacher Association publishes the Eagle News, a monthly informational newsletter.</p>
<p>The principal is Julie Droller.</p>
Ridgefield Academy 223 W Mountain Rd, Ridgefield, CT06877 Ridgefield Academy is an independent school that serves children in Preschool - Eight Grade. Dedicated and innovative…More teachers in small classes nurture students with individual attention and encouragement. Through an emphasis on the whole child and high standards of achievement, Ridgefield Academy strives to help children become thoughtful, independent, and confident learners.<br> <br> RA's curriculum combines the traditional, core subject areas of language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies with a rich program of music, art, and drama designed to inspire our students and spark their creativity.<br> <br> RA offers a close-knit, caring school community built on a foundation of shared values. In all areas of school life, students model and reinforce the principles of respect, responsibility, fairness, and service to others. From the earliest years, students are given roles of responsibility and reminded of the importance of helping others. Through a variety of community service activities, both within the<br> school community and beyond, our students learn that they can make a positive difference in the world around them.
Scotland Elementary School, which serves about 390 students in grades K through 5, is one of the six elementary…More schools in Ridgefield. It sits on property adjacent to Barlow Mountain Elementary School.</p>
<p>The school emphasizes integrating technology and research skills into the academic curriculum as well as enrichment through before and after school extracurricular activities.</p>
<p>The Parent Teacher Association at Scotland Elementary publishes Scotty's Scoop, a monthly informational newsletter, that is sent home with the eldest or only child in each family.</p>
<p>The principal of Scotland Elementary is Mark Solomon.</p>
East Ridge Middle School serves about 770 students in grades 6 through 8.
The school uses a team-based…More teaching method, dividing each grade level into three teaching teams so that a smaller group of students has the same teachers for English, math, science and social studies.</p>
<p>Each grade at East Ridge has its own guidance counselor and assistant principal who stick with the same student group as they progress through the school.</p>
<p>East Ridge offers extracurriculars to supplement the school day such as cross country and math team.</p>
<p>The principal is Marty Fiedler.</p>
Branchville Elementary School, whose motto is "Educating Everyone Takes Everyone!" is one of six elementary schools…More in Ridgefield. It has about 430 students in grades K-5.</p>
<p>Led by principal Jason McKinnon, the school uses research-based methods to ensure students reap the benefits of the latest educational programs and philosophies. In addition, all teachers at Branchville are being trained to incorporate social skill building into their academic activities as part of the school's Responsive Classroom program.</p>
<p>Branchville's Parent Teacher Association funds Branchville enrichment through teaching mini-grants and by running before and after school activities like Chess Club, Foreign Language Club, a writing program, author programs and a school newspaper. The PTA also publishes a monthly newsletter for the school community called the Branchville Buzz.</p>
Gary Lefkowith Guitar Lessons 433 Limestone Rd, Ridgefield, CT06877 Gary Lefkowith offers guitar lessons from his home in Ridgefield. Call to schedule an appointment or for more…More information.