Ridgeview's Elementary School encompasses Kindergarten through 6th grade. There are two classes per grade from K-5, and three 6th grade classes. Our rigorous curriculum still leaves plenty of room for play and curiosity. Music, fine arts, and physical education are an integral part of the daily life of an elementary Hoplite. We also have a variety of extra-curricular activities for our younger students, including a special upper elementary choir, Canta Lucis.
Our students learn American Cursive, as outlined by Michael Sull.
Our combined Sixth Grade Class embarks on an annual trip into the mountains each Spring.
Our elementary students may show off their knowledge by participating in the annual Spelling Bee, Geography Bee, Young Aristotle, and more!
Beginning in the elementary grades, our students are ability grouped in mathematics to allow them to work at the highest level at which they can succeed.
Much of our elementary curriculum is a modified version of the Core Knowledge sequence. This builds the foundation for the classical, liberal arts curriculum in the high school.
A rigorous Latin program begins in Kindergarten. In the third grade, our students also begin to learn Greek.
Ridgeview emphasizes a phonics-based approach to teach our younger students how to read.
Our students begin learning about the Character Pillars in Kindergarten. Discussions about citizenship, cooperation, responsibility, integrity, respect, perseverance, and courage figure into a variety of lessons throughout the year.