At The Academy at River Ridge, the well-being of you and your child is our number one priority. Our goal is to celebrate childhood and offer robust learning opportunities. To accomplish this we have hired a team of qualified and experienced staff, equipped our classrooms with high quality early learning materials, created an outdoor playground surrounded by nature. We offer healthy and nutritious meals; and make safety a priority.
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The Academy at River Ridge provides an extraordinary, progressive early childhood education where young children will spark and cultivate their natural curiosity and lifelong love for learning.
We will utilize an emergent curriculum, with a project and play-based approach. Additionally, we will utilize leading research-based curricula as resources for provocation and inspiration of our studies. Our curriculum is developmentally-appropriate, and rich in literacy, mathematics, science, social-emotional skills and the creative arts. With our approach, children will develop their executive function skills, which will prepare them for kindergarten and life.
We will be using high-quality materials that are best suited to stimulate the minds, senses, and creativity of young children as they develop. This will include a multitude of natural and open-ended materials that research has proven to be best for young children. The above pictures are examples* of what materials we may offer students in our classrooms and outdoor play area.
(*actual materials may differ from the examples shown)
We have the unique opportunity to be proactive in creating systems to keep our children, families, and staff safe and healthy. Below are many of the steps we will be taking:
The Academy at River Ridge admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.