Ridge Ranch Elementary
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Two happy elementary students wearing paper hats in the classroom

Our School

At Ridge Ranch, we personalize instruction to meet the needs of our students and consistently raise their standards for performance. Ridge Ranch students take an active role in their learning, shaping their own growth in the process. By implementing a rigorous curriculum, we enable our students to focus on goal-setting and self-actualization. Our school has it all!

Our Mission

The mission of Paramus Public Schools is to develop all students as open-minded, lifelong learners who pursue their dreams and add value to the world.

Our Goals

  • Eliminate the “one size fits all” approach to teaching and learning by customized instruction.
  • Meet the needs of the whole child.
  • Design real-life applications of instructional concepts.
  • Foster caring and respectful values.
  • Create an atmosphere that inspires students to pursue learning beyond their years in school.

    Our Community

    We have a long history in the surrounding community. Many of our students are second generation Ridge Ranch students brimming with school pride. From our warm and caring staff to our supportive and involved parent community, we’re one big, happy family.

    Our Programs

    Some of our amenities include:

    We foster student leadership and responsibility through participatory programs such as:

    • Lunch safeties
    • Nurse helpers
    • Respect committee
    • Instrument lessons
    • Friends for Change
    • Various service learning projects

    Our Curriculum

    Several years ago, Ridge Ranch enlisted Optimal Match, a program that focuses on differentiated instruction, which earned our school the Blue Ribbon National School of Excellence award.