Ridge Academy

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2501 W 103rd St

Chicago, IL 60655

(773) 233-0033

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Grades: 1 - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 40

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Ridge Academy

Both of my children graduated from Ridge Academy and I must say that choosing this school was the best educational decision my husband and I made! The principal, Mr. Koll, is amazing and the teacher's are equally as great. Both of my sons were accepted into the top High Schools in Chicago (St. Ignatius ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/24/13

Ridge Academy is an excellent school. Not only are the teachers able to recognize brilliance but are also able to bring it out on every student. The learning environment at Ridge Academy has allowed my daughters to excel in their academic and personal development. Ridge Academy is a very small school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/13

My son is brillant but this school doesnt see it. I am a single mom and I dont want to spend my time with his education thats what the school is for. They always sending too much homework aint nobody got time for that! Hes in drama class and thats all thats good. Maybe if they would lighten up a little ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/26/13

Ridge is the only school that I know of that is truly ready, willing and able to teach the whole child. The environment is both challenging and supportive, and every effort is made to encourage each child's individuality as a contributing member of the community. All teachers and staff are dedicated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/12

The school develops average kids into superior students who are well prepared for the challenges of higher education. Afterwards they are positioned to intelligently evaluate life's opportunities and chart their own courses to achieve their concept of success.

Posted by a parent on 05/11/10

Ridge Acadamy is without a doubt the most wonderful place I am proud to be fortunate enough to send my sons to! In a city full of options parents from all around the Chicagoland area go to great lengths to bring their children here to this place my son's can walk to from our home. My boys are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/16/09

Wow, what a great school. Our 1st Grader is off to a wonderful start. She is so excited in the morning to get to class. Here is what matters with regards to our childs education: 1. We will not take a chance and hope that it works out - we have a partner to maintain our childs trajectory in education ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/10/08

This is an amazing school. As the parent of one graduate and one sixth grader, I have a good feel for what Ridge Academy provides. The critical thinking skills this school nurtures are life-long, the atmosphere is fantastic for any kid. There are no bullying or cliques-every child fits in. Learning ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/04/07

a great small school on the city's south side..excellent philosophy of teaching and learning....its home schooling at your child's pace....give it a look and dont forget to ask for their terra nova scores. Also check out the results of their graduates

Posted by a parent on 09/28/07

This school was founded by parents dissatisfied with the level of education their children were receiving at a particular Montessori school. One of the parents was a Principal, another was an Apple award nominated instructor. They formed a cooperative and pooled their money (mortgaging their homes in ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/27/07

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Chicago schools — Ridge Academy is located at 2501 W 103rd St, Chicago IL 60655. 2501 W 103rd St is in the 60655 ZIP code in Chicago, IL Ridge Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels 1 - 8.
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