In the interest of safety and due to overnight precipitation, morning temperatures predicted to cause flash freezing, and slick roads, CPS will have a 2-hour delayed start on Wednesday, January 23.

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  • Welcome to Ridgeway Elementary School!  

    Ridgeway is a magnet school based on the concept of Individually Guided Education (I.G.E.). The Ridgeway philosophy is founded on the idea that ‘success teaches success’ and that students are unique individuals.

    When a student is successful every day, this continued success builds a positive self-concept. If a student has a positive self-concept, that student will do his/her best work. If a student does his/her best work that student will be successful. Thus the system builds on itself.
    Ridgeway Mission Statement: The mission of Ridgeway IGE School is to help each student become a self-directed, self-motivated, lifelong learner, capable of meeting the challenges faced during a lifetime.
    John C. Ridgeway Elementary School opened in 1923. John C. Ridgeway was the first Boone County soldier to die in World War I.
    PrincipalMs. Shari Lawson
    Design the Official Ridgeway Ram Mascot!
    The Ridgeway Student Council and Autonomous School Committee invite you to design a Ridgeway Ram mascot. The drawing should be of a ram, and there should be no words in the drawing. All present and past students of Ridgeway Elementary School, parents and adults, staff, siblings, and friends are welcome to submit one drawing.
    • One drawing per person, submitted on white paper.
    • Entries are due on February 8, 2019 to the Ridgeway office.
    • The design should be colored, neat, and fit and fill the box below.
    • The design should be an original drawing-Do it yourself! No tracing or coping.

    See Design Form:  Ridgeway Mascot Form





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